PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
600 AM CST TUE JAN 2 2007
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...THE LINCOLN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2006...
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1971 TO 2000
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1905 TO 2006
WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
HIGH             113   07/15/1936
LOW              -34   01/15/1927
HIGHEST            96   07/31        MM      MM      100  07/24
LOWEST             -2   02/18        MM      MM       -3  12/07
AVG. MAXIMUM     64.2              62.0     2.2     63.9
AVG. MINIMUM     43.1              40.2     2.9     42.3
MEAN             53.6              51.2     2.4     53.1
DAYS MAX >= 90     22              24.5    -2.5       43
DAYS MAX <= 32     13              34.2   -21.2       34
DAYS MIN <= 32    110             125.3   -15.3      113
DAYS MIN <= 0       2               9.3    -7.3        3
PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
MAXIMUM        50.84   1927
MINIMUM        23.81   1940
TOTALS          39.60             38.30    1.30    28.45
DAYS >= .01       110             112.5    -2.5      108
DAYS >= .10        72              70.4     1.6       60
DAYS >= .50        22              25.4    -3.4       21
DAYS >= 1.00       12               8.7     3.3        6
GREATEST
24 HR. TOTAL    2.93   07/11                       1.48
SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
TOTAL           50.9   1914
24 HR TOTAL     13.0   02/23/1914
TOTALS           10.8              20.3    -9.5     20.5
DAYS >= TRACE      27              12.9    14.1       38
DAYS >= 1.0         4               7.7    -3.7        6
GREATEST
SNOW DEPTH         3   12/06                          5
                        12/04
                        12/05
24 HR TOTAL      3.7   12/01                        4.2
DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    5061              5987    -926     5456
COOLING TOTAL    1056               962      94     1222
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)   59
-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.
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RECORDS ESTABLISHED DURING THE YEAR:
JANUARY...
* 2ND WARMEST JANUARY ON RECORD.
* TIED 10TH LEAST SNOWIEST JANUARY ON RECORD.
* RECORD PRECIPITATION OF 0.79 INCH ON THE 28TH.
* RECORD WARM LOW OF 41 DEGREES ON THE 28TH.
FEBRUARY...
* 6TH DRIEST FEBRUARY ON RECORD.
* TIED RECORD HIGH OF 64 DEGREES ON THE 16TH.
MARCH... NO RECORDS ESTABLISHED.
APRIL...
* 10TH WARMEST APRIL ON RECORD.
* RECORD HIGH OF 87 DEGREES ON THE 14TH.
* TIED RECORD DAILY SNOWFALL OF A TRACE ON THE 13TH (DUE TO HAIL)
* RECORD DAILY SNOWFALL OF A TRACE ON THE 30TH (DUE TO HAIL)
MAY...
* RECORD COLD HIGH OF 51 DEGREES ON THE 12TH.
* RECORD COLD HIGH OF 50 DEGREES ON THE 13TH.
* RECORD HIGH OF 94 DEGREES ON THE 28TH.
* TIED RECORD WARM LOW OF 70 DEGREES ON THE 29TH.
* TIED RECORD WARM LOW OF 70 DEGREES ON THE 30TH.
JUNE...
* RECORD COLD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 65 DEGREES ON THE 10TH.
JULY...
* 7TH WETTEST JULY ON RECORD.
* RECORD DAILY RAINFALL OF 2.93 INCHES ON THE 11TH.
AUGUST... NO RECORDS ESTABLISHED.
SEPTEMBER...
* RECORD DAILY RAINFALL OF 1.12 INCHES ON THE 6TH.
OCTOBER...
* 9TH COLDEST OCTOBER ON RECORD.
* TIED RECORD LOW OF 25 DEGREES ON THE 15TH.
NOVEMBER...
* TIED RECORD HIGH OF 68 DEGREES ON THE 25TH.
* RECORD WARM LOW OF 51 DEGREES ON THE 27TH.
* RECORD WARM LOW OF 54 DEGREES ON THE 28TH.
* RECORD DAILY PRECIPITATION OF 1.78 INCHES ON THE 30TH.
DECEMBER...
* RECORD PRECIPITATION OF 1.44 INCHES ON THE 1ST.

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