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

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1879 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             112   07/14/1954
 LOW              -24   02/13/1905
HIGHEST            98   05/28        MM      MM       96  09/22
                                                          09/20
                                                          07/21
LOWEST            -13   01/02        MM      MM       -9
                        01/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     64.4              63.1     1.3     67.2
AVG. MINIMUM     43.9              43.0     0.9     45.8
MEAN             54.2              53.0     1.2     56.5
DAYS MAX >= 90     53              22.6    30.4       40
DAYS MAX <= 32     32              30.9     1.1       18
DAYS MIN <= 32    132             110.2    21.8
DAYS MIN <= 0       8               5.8     2.2        5

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        58.21   1882
 MINIMUM        22.76   1914
TOTALS          45.41             37.43    7.98    31.50
DAILY AVG.       0.12                               0.09
DAYS >= .01       115             113.4     1.6      113
DAYS >= .10        71              67.5     3.5       55
DAYS >= .50        27              24.0     3.0       21
DAYS >= 1.00       13               8.7     4.3        7
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.80   MM                          2.62

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           47.7   1960
                        1914
 24 HR TOTAL     17.4   03/24/2013 TO 03/25/2013
TOTALS           20.9              20.9     0.0     11.7
DAYS >= TRACE      34              16.9    17.1       24
DAYS >= 1.0         9               6.0     3.0        3
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         4   11/16                          4
                        11/15
 24 HR TOTAL      5.3   MM                           4.4

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    5550              5484      66     4391
COOLING TOTAL    1731              1123     608     1401

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              8.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    43/250    DATE  12/01
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    74/220    DATE  12/01

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          199
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             98
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         68

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             47     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               43     RAIN                      50
LIGHT RAIN              117     FREEZING RAIN              4
LT FREEZING RAIN          8     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       5
LIGHT SNOW               35     SLEET                      1
FOG                     181     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     20
HAZE                     55

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

&&

* NO ANNUAL RECORDS SET IN SPRINGFIELD IL DURING 2018
* 4TH SNOWIEST APRIL WITH 4.8 INCHES OF SNOW
* 9TH COLDEST APRIL WITH AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 47.9 DEGREES
* RECORD MONTHLY LOW TEMPERATURE OF 16 DEGREES ON APRIL 2ND
* WARMEST MAY ON RECORD WITH AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 74.5 DEGREES
* 6TH WETTEST AUGUST WITH 6.32 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION
* 5TH COLDEST NOVEMBER WITH AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 35.1 DEGREES
* SNOWIEST NOVEMBER ON RECORD WITH 11.4 INCHES OF SNOW
* 2ND SNOWIEST FALL SEASON WITH 11.4 INCHES OF SNOW
* 8TH WETTEST DECEMBER WITH 4.91 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION
* RECORD DECEMBER WIND SPEED 74 MPH ON DEC 1, 3RD HIGHEST ON RECORD

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