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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
105 PM CST TUE JAN 1 2019

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...THE LINCOLN IL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1905 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             113   07/15/1936
 LOW              -34   01/15/1927
HIGHEST            94   09/20        MM      MM       94
                        05/28
LOWEST            -15   01/06        MM      MM       -8
                        01/01
                        01/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     62.0              62.3    -0.3     64.5
AVG. MINIMUM     41.2              41.9    -0.7     42.9
MEAN             51.6              52.1    -0.5     53.7
DAYS MAX >= 90     26              20.3     5.7       20
DAYS MAX <= 32     31              33.8    -2.8       25
DAYS MIN <= 32    142             115.8    26.2      103
DAYS MIN <= 0      12               5.7     6.3        8

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        56.25   2008
 MINIMUM        14.03   1988
TOTALS          41.98             39.60    2.38    33.46
DAILY AVG.       0.12                               0.09
DAYS >= .01       118             113.8     4.2      115
DAYS >= .10        74              71.2     2.8       60
DAYS >= .50        26              25.7     0.3       20
DAYS >= 1.00       11               9.0     2.0        7
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.42   MM                          1.95

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           50.9   1914
 24 HR TOTAL     13.0   02/23/1914 TO 02/23/1914
TOTALS           21.4              20.5     0.9     11.9
DAYS >= TRACE      53              14.8    38.2       30
DAYS >= 1.0         6               6.8    -0.8        3
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         5   04/02                          4
 24 HR TOTAL      4.7   MM                           3.7

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    5958              5708     250     5010
COOLING TOTAL    1228              1017     211      984

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     09/11/1917
 LATEST       05/29/1925
EARLIEST                        10/12
LATEST                          04/18
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SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             40     MIXED PRECIP               3
HEAVY RAIN               32     RAIN                      47
LIGHT RAIN              134     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          5     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               49     SLEET                      8
FOG                     112     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     12
HAZE                      4

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

&&

* NO ANNUAL RECORDS WERE SET AT LINCOLN IL DURING 2018
* WETTEST FEBRUARY WITH 4.79 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION
* 2ND SNOWIEST APRIL WITH 7.1 INCHES
* 2ND COLDEST APRIL WITH AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 44.3 DEGREES
* RECORD MONTHLY LOW TEMPERATURE OF -1 DEGREES ON APR 2
* TIED RECORD WARM MAY WITH AVERAGE TEMPERATURE 71.3 DEGREES
* 4TH WETTEST OCTOBER WITH 6.11 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION
* 3RD COLDEST NOVEMBER WITH AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 34.7 DEGREES
* 5TH SNOWIEST NOVEMBER WITH 7.1 INCHES OF SNOW
* 7TH WETTEST DECEMBER WITH 4.91 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION

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