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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
929 AM CDT TUE APR 1 2014

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...THE SPRINGFIELD IL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1879 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              91   03/21/1907
 LOW              -12   03/05/1960
HIGHEST            74   03/21        50      24       64
LOWEST             -2   03/03        32     -34       13
AVG. MAXIMUM     48.6              52.1    -3.5     43.6
AVG. MINIMUM     25.7              32.2    -6.5     27.4
MEAN             37.2              42.1    -4.9     35.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      2               1.6     0.4        4
DAYS MIN <= 32     24              15.7     8.3       24
DAYS MIN <= 0       1               0.1     0.9        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.65   1898
 MINIMUM         0.17   1885
TOTALS           1.79              2.63   -0.84     3.33
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.08   -0.02     0.11
DAYS >= .01         7              10.7    -3.7       10
DAYS >= .10         4               5.9    -1.9        4
DAYS >= .50         2               1.7     0.3        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.5    -0.5        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.57   03/11 TO 03/11              1.55

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           23.4   1926
TOTALS            3.3               2.5     0.8     19.6
SINCE 7/1        45.6              20.6    25.0     33.1
DAYS >= 1.0         1               0.6     0.4        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         2   03/12                         16
 24 HR TOTAL      1.8   MM                          17.4

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     855               711     144      908
 SINCE 7/1       5802              4982     820     4817
COOLING TOTAL       0                 2      -2        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 2      -2        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    40/170    DATE  03/27
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/150    DATE  03/27

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           20
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              4
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     62

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

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

&&

RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF -2 DEGREES WAS SET ON MARCH 3RD
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JRP




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