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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
523 PM CST TUE MAR 1 2016

...CORRECTED THUNDERSTORM DAYS...

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...THE SPRINGFIELD IL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
12/1/2015 TO 2/29/2016...

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
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              78   02/24/1930
 LOW              -24   02/13/1905
HIGHEST            74   02/20        MM      MM       57
LOWEST              1   01/18        MM      MM      -14
AVG. MAXIMUM     43.7              37.6     6.1     35.7
AVG. MINIMUM     27.4              21.2     6.2     19.3
MEAN             35.5              29.4     6.1     27.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     18              28.1   -10.1       28
DAYS MIN <= 32     59              73.7   -14.7       74
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               5.8    -5.8        7

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        15.21   1882
 MINIMUM         1.67   1920
TOTALS           8.89              6.15    2.74     5.23
DAILY AVG.       0.10                               0.06
DAYS >= .01        25              27.1    -2.1       31
DAYS >= .10        16              13.7     2.3       12
DAYS >= .50         5               3.5     1.5        4
DAYS >= 1.00        2               1.1     0.9        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.42   MM                          0.73

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           45.0   1982
 24 HR TOTAL     15.0   02/28/1900 TO 02/28/1900
TOTALS           15.1              17.5    -2.4     26.5
SINCE 7/1        15.6              18.1    -2.5     29.1
DAYS >= TRACE      17              13.8     3.2       25
DAYS >= 1.0         5               5.1    -0.1        8
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         4   02/15                         12
                        01/23
                        01/21
 24 HR TOTAL      3.6   MM                           8.9

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    2656              3203    -547     3333
 SINCE 7/1         MM              4300      MM       MM
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0

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              11.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/270    DATE  02/19
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/080    DATE  12/28

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           42
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             21
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         28

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              5     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                      10
LIGHT RAIN               26     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW               16     SLEET                      0
FOG                      45     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      8
HAZE                     16

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

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SEASONAL RECORDS:

* 6TH WARMEST WINTER SEASON WITH MEAN TEMPERATURE 35.5F


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