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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
1034 AM CDT MON JUN 1 2015

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...THE SPRINGFIELD IL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1879 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             101   05/31/1934
 LOW               28   05/10/1966
HIGHEST            88   05/24        74      14       89
                        05/07
                        05/06
LOWEST             32   05/01        53     -21       37
AVG. MAXIMUM     77.6              74.8     2.8     77.2
AVG. MINIMUM     56.6              52.6     4.0     55.7
MEAN             67.1              63.7     3.4     66.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.9    -0.9        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      1               0.1     0.9        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        11.81   1899
 MINIMUM         0.32   1934
TOTALS           5.95              4.24    1.71     2.76
DAILY AVG.       0.19              0.14    0.05     0.09
DAYS >= .01        16              11.7     4.3       11
DAYS >= .10        12               7.3     4.7        8
DAYS >= .50         4               2.6     1.4        1
DAYS >= 1.00        2               1.1     0.9        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.79   05/29 TO 05/30              0.60

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            0.6   1966
                        1923
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1        33.9              20.9    13.0     45.7
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      82               125     -43      115
 SINCE 7/1       5666              5470     196     6206
COOLING TOTAL     156                84      72      166
 SINCE 1/1        166               104      62      176
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/190    DATE  05/28
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/200    DATE  05/28

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           11
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             16
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              9     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                8     RAIN                       8
LIGHT RAIN               17     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      2

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

RECORDS ESTABLISHED DURING MAY 2015:
- TIED RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF 32 DEGREES ON MAY 1ST
- TIED LOWEST MAXIUMUM TEMPERATURE OF 53 DEGREES ON MAY 20TH

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EJL





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