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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
908 AM CDT FRI APR 1 2016

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...THE PEORIA IL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1883 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              87   03/21/1907
 LOW              -11   03/08/1943
HIGHEST            74   03/15        48      26       79
                        03/08
LOWEST             14   03/02        30     -16        3
AVG. MAXIMUM     56.5              50.3     6.2     51.1
AVG. MINIMUM     37.6              31.0     6.6     30.4
MEAN             47.1              40.6     6.5     40.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               2.0    -2.0        3
DAYS MIN <= 32      7              17.0   -10.0       18
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.49   2009
 MINIMUM         0.24   1885
TOTALS           2.32              2.80   -0.48     0.65
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.09   -0.02     0.02
DAYS >= .01        12              10.4     1.6        6
DAYS >= .10         7               5.9     1.1        3
DAYS >= .50         1               1.7    -0.7        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.5    -0.5        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.59   03/12 TO 03/13              0.19

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           18.2   1926
TOTALS            0.2               2.7    -2.5      2.7
SINCE 7/1        15.3              24.0    -8.7     27.0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.9    -0.9        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         T   03/03                          4
 24 HR TOTAL      0.2   MM                           2.7

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     547               756    -209      743
 SINCE 7/1       4130              5272   -1142     5449
COOLING TOTAL       0                 1      -1        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 1      -1        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/230    DATE  03/15
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/270    DATE  03/16

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           11
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          9

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              4     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                5     SLEET                      0
FOG                      18     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                     10

-  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 THIS MONTH:

* RECORD WARM LOW OF 56 ON MARCH 8
* RECORD WARM LOW OF 49 ON MARCH 9
* 9TH WARMEST MARCH WITH MEAN TEMP 47.1 F

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