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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
956 AM CDT THU SEP 1 2016

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...THE SPRINGFIELD IL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 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
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             108   08/09/1934
                        08/08/1934
 LOW               43   08/29/1986
                        08/13/1964
HIGHEST            94   08/11        85       9       92
LOWEST             55   08/22        65     -10       49
AVG. MAXIMUM     86.1              84.9     1.2     84.4
AVG. MINIMUM     68.7              63.6     5.1     62.3
MEAN             77.4              74.2     3.2     73.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      8               6.6     1.4        4
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.37   1981
 MINIMUM         0.10   1943
TOTALS          10.82R             3.24    7.58     1.57
DAILY AVG.       0.35              0.10    0.25     0.05
DAYS >= .01        11               8.3     2.7        7
DAYS >= .10         8               5.2     2.8        2
DAYS >= .50         4               2.1     1.9        1
DAYS >= 1.00        3               0.7     2.3        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    5.59   08/12 TO 08/12              1.21

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            0.0   MM
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   MM                           0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 4      -4        2
 SINCE 7/1          1                 5      -4        6
COOLING TOTAL     391               291     100      267
 SINCE 1/1       1276               970     306     1095
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/310    DATE  08/25
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    52/310    DATE  08/25

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           19
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     78

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             10     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                7     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      20     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      2

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

RECORDS SET IN AUGUST 2016:
-RECORD DAILY RAINFALL ON AUGUST 12, 1.98 INCHES.
-WETTEST AUGUST ON RECORD, 10.82 INCHES.

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