2008 Climate Statistics for Lincoln, IL

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
927 AM CST MON JAN 5 2009


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...THE LINCOLN IL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2008...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1971 TO 2000
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1905 TO 2008

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            93   08/04        MM      MM       98  08/07
LOWEST            -11   01/25        MM      MM       -7  02/16
                                                          02/05
AVG. MAXIMUM     60.5              62.0    -1.5     63.3
AVG. MINIMUM     39.6              40.2    -0.6     42.2
MEAN             50.1              51.2    -1.1     52.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      6              24.5   -18.5       29
DAYS MAX <= 32     43              34.2     8.8       38
DAYS MIN <= 32    131             125.3     5.7      130
DAYS MIN <= 0       8               9.3    -1.3        8

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
MAXIMUM        50.84   1927
MINIMUM        14.03   1988
TOTALS          56.25R            38.30   17.95    33.06
DAILY AVG.       0.15                               0.09
DAYS >= .01       130             112.5    17.5      113
DAYS >= .10        81              70.4    10.6       73
DAYS >= .50        33              25.4     7.6       25
DAYS >= 1.00       17               8.7     8.3        4
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.18   07/12                       1.57  10/02

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           50.9   1914
 24 HR TOTAL     13.0   02/23/1914
TOTALS           23.0              20.3     2.7     32.0
DAYS >= TRACE      71              12.9    58.1       44
DAYS >= 1.0         7               7.7    -0.7        9
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         7   02/02                         11  02/17
                        02/01                             02/14
                                                          02/15
 24 HR TOTAL      4.7   01/07                        9.7  02/13

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    6156              5987     169     5482
COOLING TOTAL     808               962    -154     1182

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)   56

-  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 2008...

JAN 2008...
* 4TH WETTEST JAN 5.73 INCHES
* TIED DAILY WARM LOW 54 JAN 7
* LOW OF 54 JAN 7 TIED FOR WARMEST JAN LOW
* DAILY RECORD PRECIPITATION 2.75 INCHES JAN 7
* PRECIPITATION OF 2.75" JAN 7 WAS JAN 24-HOUR RECORD
* RECORD LOW -11 JAN 25

FEB 2008...
* 2ND WETTEST FEB 4.53 INCHES
* RECORD DAILY SNOWFALL 3.7 INCHES FEB 1
* RECORD DAILY PRECIPITATION 1.39 INCHES FEB 5
* RECORD DAILY PRECIPITATION 0.84 INCHES FEB 17

MAR 2008...
NO RECORDS SET

APR 2008...
* TIED DAILY RECORD SNOWFALL OF A TRACE ON APR 13
* TIED DAILY RECORD SNOWFALL OF A TRACE ON APR 28

MAY 2008...
* 5TH COLDEST MAY ON RECORD (TIED WITH 1983)
* 10TH COLDEST SPRING ON RECORD (MAR-MAY)

JUN 2008...
* DAILY RECORD RAINFALL 3.08 INCHES JUN 3

JUL 2008...
* DAILY RECORD RAINFALL 2.63 INCHES JUL 8
* 3RD WETTEST JULY 11.00 INCHES
* 7TH WETTEST MONTH 11.00 INCHES

AUG 2008...
* 5TH DRIEST AUG 0.77 INCHES

SEP 2008...
* 3RD WETTEST SEP 10.30 INCHES
* 8TH WETTEST MONTH 10.30 INCHES
* RECORD DAILY RAINFALL OF 2.44" ON SEP 4
* RECORD COLD HIGH OF 67 ON SEP 5
* RECORD COLD HIGH OF 65 ON SEP 8
* RECORD DAILY RAINFALL OF 1.56" ON SEP 11
* RECORD DAILY RAINFALL OF 2.83" ON SEP 14

OCT 2008...
* TRACE OF SNOW ON OCT 28 TIED DAILY RECORD SNOW

NOV 2008...
NO RECORDS SET

DEC 2008...
* RECORD HIGH OF 69 ON DEC 27
* 9TH WETTEST DECEMBER 4.43 INCHES
* WETTEST YEAR WITH 56.25 INCHES
* 3RD COLDEST YEAR WITH MEAN TEMP 50.1

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