2008 Climate Summary for Springfield, IL

Climate graphs for Springfield, IL for 2008
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January 2008 Temperatures in Springfield  February 2008 temperatures in Springfield

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November 2008 temperatures in Springfield  December 2008 temperatures in Springfield

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


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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1971 TO 2000
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1879 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             112   07/14/1954
 LOW              -24   02/13/1905
HIGHEST            93   08/04        MM      MM       99  08/12
                        06/12
LOWEST             -2   01/24        MM      MM      -11  02/16
AVG. MAXIMUM     61.3              62.4    -1.1     64.6
AVG. MINIMUM     41.8              42.8    -1.0     44.3
MEAN             51.6              52.7    -1.1     54.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      7              31.0   -24.0       40
DAYS MAX <= 32     37              38.0    -1.0       34
DAYS MIN <= 32    122             117.0     5.0      122
DAYS MIN <= 0       2              10.0    -8.0        4

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        58.21   1882
 MINIMUM        22.76   1914
TOTALS          53.73             35.56   18.17    31.72
DAILY AVG.       0.15                               0.09
DAYS >= .01       125             113.9    11.1      108
DAYS >= .10        82              67.3    14.7       68
DAYS >= .50        30              22.3     7.7       22
DAYS >= 1.00       14               8.2     5.8        4
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    4.99   06/02 TO 06/03              1.58  11/21

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           47.7   1960
                        1914
 24 HR TOTAL     15.0   02/28/1900
TOTALS           28.1              24.6     3.5     29.3
DAYS >= TRACE      52              19.9    32.1       37
DAYS >= 1.0         9               7.1     1.9        6
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        10   02/01                         11  02/17
                                                          02/14
                                                          02/15
 24 HR TOTAL      6.5   02/01                        8.4  02/25

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    5755              5688      67     5130
COOLING TOTAL     950              1155    -205     1439

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              9.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    46/290    DATE  06/03
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    68/280    DATE  05/30

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM

NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          212
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             89
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         65

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             45     MIXED PRECIP               1
HEAVY RAIN               44     RAIN                      67
LIGHT RAIN              134     FREEZING RAIN              7
LT FREEZING RAIN         12     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                5     SNOW                      10
LIGHT SNOW               50     SLEET                      2
FOG                     192     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     25
HAZE                     84

-  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...
* RECORD DAILY WARM LOW 57 JAN 7
* WARMEST JAN LOW OF 57 JAN 7
* RECORD HIGH 64 JAN 29

FEB 2008...
* 7TH WETTEST FEB 4.80 INCHES
* RECORD DAILY SNOWFALL 6.5 INCHES FEB 1
* 4TH SNOWIEST 24-HOUR PERIOD JAN 31-FEB 1 11.3 INCHES
* RECORD DAILY PRECIPITATION 1.38 INCHES FEB 5

MAR 2008...
RECORD DAILY SNOWFALL 4.0 INCHES MAR 4

APR 2008...
* TIED RECORD DAILY SNOWFALL TRACE APR 28

MAY 2008...
* RECORD DAILY RAINFALL 1.89 INCHES MAY 30

JUN 2008...
* RECORD DAILY RAINFALL 4.71 INCHES JUN 3

JUL 2008...
* RECORD MINIMUM HIGH 69 JUL 3
* 3RD WETTEST JULY 9.45 INCHES

AUG 2008...
3RD WETTEST SUMMER 18.55 INCHES (JUN-AUG)

SEP 2008...
* RECORD DAILY RAINFALL 2.97 INCHES SEP 14
* 4TH WETTEST SEP 8.53 INCHES

OCT 2008...
NO RECORDS SET

NOV 2008...
NO RECORDS SET

DEC 2008...
5TH WETTEST YEAR 53.73 INCHES


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