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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
843 PM CST SUN JAN 1 2017

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...THE SPRINGFIELD IL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1879 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             112   07/14/1954
 LOW              -24   02/13/1905
HIGHEST            95   06/25        MM      MM       96  09/06
                        06/22                             09/04
                        06/15                             07/28
LOWEST             -3   12/19        MM      MM      -14  02/27
                        12/18
AVG. MAXIMUM     66.5              63.1     3.4     65.0
AVG. MINIMUM     46.9              43.0     3.9     44.5
MEAN             56.7              53.0     3.7     54.8
DAYS MAX >= 90     43              22.6    20.4       28
DAYS MAX <= 32     24              30.9    -6.9       27
DAYS MIN <= 32     85             110.2   -25.2      100
DAYS MIN <= 0       2               5.8    -3.8        9

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        58.21   1882
 MINIMUM        22.76   1914
TOTALS          42.77             37.43    5.34    44.11
DAILY AVG.       0.12                               0.12
DAYS >= .01       109             113.4    -4.4      125
DAYS >= .10        72              67.5     4.5       76
DAYS >= .50        24              24.0     0.0       29
DAYS >= 1.00        7               8.7    -1.7       12
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    5.59   08/12                       2.42

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           47.7   1960
                        1914
 24 HR TOTAL     17.4   03/24/2013 TO 03/25/2013
TOTALS           17.8              20.9    -3.1     30.3
DAYS >= TRACE      24              16.9     7.1       28
DAYS >= 1.0         6               6.0     0.0        9
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         4   02/15                         12
                        01/23
                        01/21
 24 HR TOTAL      3.6   01/19                        8.9

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    4554              5484    -930     4959
COOLING TOTAL    1626              1123     503     1375

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     09/20/1991
 LATEST       05/10/1966
EARLIEST                        10/13
LATEST                          04/13
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    45/280    DATE  04/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    62/280    DATE  04/02

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          218
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             91
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         57

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             61     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               48     RAIN                      63
LIGHT RAIN              124     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       5
LIGHT SNOW               23     SLEET                      0
FOG                     175     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     27
HAZE                     54

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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RECORDS ESTABLISHED DURING THE YEAR:

ANNUAL RECORDS --
* 5TH WARMEST YEAR ON RECORD AT 56.7 DEGREES

SEASONAL RECORDS --
* 6TH WARMEST WINTER ON RECORD AT 35.5 DEGREES
* 10TH WARMEST SPRING ON RECORD AT 56.4 DEGREES
* 2ND WETTEST SUMMER ON RECORD AT 22.26 INCHES

JANUARY -- NO RECORDS

FEBRUARY --
* TIED RECORD WARM LOW TEMPERATURE OF 37 DEGREES ON THE 2ND
* RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 74 DEGREES ON THE 20TH
* RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 71 DEGREES ON THE 28TH

MARCH --
* 6TH WARMEST MARCH ON RECORD AT 49.8 DEGREES
* 8TH WETTEST MARCH ON RECORD AT 5.59 INCHES
* RECORD WARM LOW TEMPERATURE OF 55 DEGREES ON THE 9TH
* RECORD DAILY PRECIPITATION OF 2.16 INCHES ON THE 30TH

APRIL -- NO RECORDS

MAY -- NO RECORDS

JUNE --
* TIED RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 95 DEGREES ON THE 13TH
* TIED RECORD WARM LOW TEMPERATURE OF 75 DEGREES ON THE 15TH

JULY --
* 2ND WETTEST JULY ON RECORD AT 9.51 INCHES
* RECORD COOL HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 71 DEGREES ON THE 2ND
* TIED RECORD COOL HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 69 DEGREES ON THE 3RD
* RECORD DAILY RAINFALL OF 3.27 INCHES ON THE 24TH

AUGUST --
* WETTEST AUGUST ON RECORD AT 10.82 INCHES
* 7TH WETTEST OF ANY MONTH ON RECORD
* RECORD DAILY RAINFALL OF 5.59 INCHES ON THE 12TH
* AUGUST CALENDAR DAY RECORD RAINFALL OF 5.59 INCHES ON THE 12TH
* ALL-TIME CALENDAR DAY RAINFALL RECORD OF 5.59 INCHES ON THE 12TH
* RECORD DAILY RAINFALL OF 1.66 INCHES ON THE 15TH

SEPTEMBER --
* RECORD WARM LOW TEMPERATURE OF 75 DEGREES ON THE 7TH

OCTOBER --
* RECORD WARM LOW TEMPERATURE OF 66 DEGREES ON THE 16TH
* RECORD WARM LOW TEMPERATURE OF 69 DEGREES ON THE 17TH
* RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 88 DEGREES ON THE 17TH
* TIED RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 83 DEGREES ON THE 29TH

NOVEMBER --
* RECORD WARM LOW TEMPERATURE OF 66 DEGREES ON THE 1ST
* WARMEST NOVEMBER NIGHT ON RECORD ON THE 1ST AT 66 DEGREES
* RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 82 DEGREES ON THE 2ND
* RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 79 DEGREES ON THE 17TH

DECEMBER -- NO RECORDS

$$
GEELHART



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