PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
640 AM CST TUE JAN 2 2007
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...THE PEORIA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2006...
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1971 TO 2000
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1883 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              -27   01/05/1884
HIGHEST            98   08/02        MM      MM      104  07/24
LOWEST             -4   12/08        MM      MM       -5  12/07
                        02/18
AVG. MAXIMUM     63.4              60.7     2.7     63.4
AVG. MINIMUM     44.3              40.8     3.5     43.6
MEAN             53.8              50.8     3.0     53.5
DAYS MAX >= 90     28              21.0     7.0       51
DAYS MAX <= 32     15              47.0   -32.0       37
DAYS MIN <= 32    105             129.0   -24.0      112
DAYS MIN <= 0       2              13.0   -11.0        2
PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
MAXIMUM        55.35   1990
MINIMUM        22.16   1988
TOTALS          31.93             36.02   -4.09    25.42
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.10   -0.01     0.07
DAYS >= .01       111             118.7    -7.7      101
DAYS >= .10        64              69.3    -5.3       55
DAYS >= .50        23              23.7    -0.7       14
DAYS >= 1.00        3               8.3    -5.3        6
GREATEST
24 HR. TOTAL    1.81   11/29 TO 11/30              1.72
SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
TOTAL           52.3   1977
24 HR TOTAL     18.0   02/27/1900 TO 02/28/1900
TOTALS           15.8              27.2   -11.4     21.3
DAYS >= TRACE      21              23.2    -2.2       47
DAYS >= 1.0         4               8.2    -4.2        8
GREATEST
SNOW DEPTH         8   12/03                          8  12/09
                        12/01
                        12/02
24 HR TOTAL      6.8   12/01                        4.3
DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    5097              6148   -1051     5523
COOLING TOTAL    1173               980     193     1431
FREEZE DATES
RECORD
EARLIEST     09/20/1991
LATEST       05/25/1925
EARLIEST                        10/14
LATEST                          04/19
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/240    DATE  05/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/240    DATE  05/24
SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM

NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          208
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             76
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         81

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68
WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             25     MIXED PRECIP               1
HEAVY RAIN               39     RAIN                      56
LIGHT RAIN              137     FREEZING RAIN              3
LT FREEZING RAIN          3     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       5
LIGHT SNOW               18     SLEET                      1
FOG                     189     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     25
HAZE                    163
-  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:
ANNUAL...
* TIED FOR 5TH WARMEST YEAR ON RECORD.
JANUARY...
* WARMEST JANUARY ON RECORD.
* TIED 6TH LEAST SNOWIEST JANUARY ON RECORD.
* RECORD WARM LOW OF 42 DEGREES ON THE 28TH.
* RECORD PRECIPITATION OF 0.93 INCHES ON THE 28TH.
FEBRUARY...
* TIED LEAST SNOWIEST FEBRUARY ON RECORD.
MARCH...
* RECORD DAILY SNOWFALL OF 5.0 INCHES ON THE 21ST.
APRIL...
* TIED 8TH WARMEST APRIL ON RECORD.
* RECORD WARM LOW OF 62 DEGREES ON THE 14TH.
MAY...
* TIED 9TH DRIEST MAY ON RECORD.
* RECORD COLD HIGH OF 48 DEGREES ON THE 12TH.
* RECORD HIGH OF 94 DEGREES ON THE 28TH.
* RECORD WARM LOW OF 72 DEGREES ON THE 28TH.
JUNE...
* RECORD COLD HIGH OF 61 DEGREES ON THE 10TH.
JULY... NO RECORDS ESTABLISHED.
AUGUST...
* TIED RECORD WARM LOW OF 76 DEGREES ON THE 2ND.
* RECORD COLD HIGH OF 70 DEGREES ON THE 29TH.
SEPTEMBER... NO RECORDS ESTABLISHED.
OCTOBER...
* ALL-TIME OCTOBER RECORD HIGH OF 93 DEGREES ON THE 3RD.
* DAILY RECORD HIGH OF 93 DEGREES ON THE 3RD.
NOVEMBER...
* TIED RECORD HIGH OF 75 DEGREES ON THE 9TH.
* RECORD WARM LOW OF 55 DEGREES ON THE 28TH.
DECEMBER...
* RECORD DAILY SNOWFALL OF 6.8 INCHES ON THE 1ST.
* RECORD DAILY PRECIPITATION OF 1.56 INCHES ON THE 1ST.
* TIED RECORD LOW OF 4 BELOW ZERO ON THE 8TH.
* TIED RECORD COLD HIGH OF 17 DEGREES ON THE 4TH.

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