2009 Climate Statistics for Springfield, IL

 

Climate graph for 2009
Annual Temperature and Precipitation Graph (Click image to enlarge)


Month-by-Month Temperature Graphs:
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Temperature summary for January 2009  Temperature summary for February 2009

Temperature summary for March 2009  Temperature summary for April 2009

Temperature summary for May 2009  Temperature summary for June 2009

Temperature summary for July 2009  Temperature summary for August 2009

Temperature summary for September 2009  Temperature summary for October 2009

Temperature summary for November 2009  Temperature summary for December 2009

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
120 PM CST FRI JAN 1 2010

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...THE SPRINGFIELD IL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2009...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1971 TO 2000
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1879 TO 2009

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            96   06/23        MM      MM       93  08/04
                                                          06/12
LOWEST             -9   01/16        MM      MM       -2  01/24
                        01/15
AVG. MAXIMUM     62.5              62.4     0.1     61.3
AVG. MINIMUM     43.4              42.8     0.6     41.8
MEAN             52.9              52.7     0.2     51.6
DAYS MAX >= 90     12              31.0   -19.0        7
DAYS MAX <= 32     29              38.0    -9.0       37
DAYS MIN <= 32    102             117.0   -15.0      122
DAYS MIN <= 0       3              10.0    -7.0        2

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
MAXIMUM        58.21   1882
MINIMUM        22.76   1914
TOTALS          52.62             35.56   17.06    53.73
DAILY AVG.       0.14                               0.15
DAYS >= .01       131             113.9    17.1      125
DAYS >= .10        77              67.3     9.7       82
DAYS >= .50        41              22.3    18.7       30
DAYS >= 1.00       13               8.2     4.8       14
GREATEST
24 HR. TOTAL    2.85   10/29 TO 10/30              4.99  06/02

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
TOTAL           47.7   1960
                        1914
24 HR TOTAL     15.0   02/28/1900
TOTALS           20.1              24.6    -4.5     28.1
DAYS >= TRACE      39              19.9    19.1       52
DAYS >= 1.0         7               7.1    -0.1        9
GREATEST
SNOW DEPTH         6   03/29                         10  02/01
24 HR TOTAL      5.8   03/29                        6.5  02/01

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    5226              5688    -462     5755
COOLING TOTAL     928              1155    -227      950

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              8.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    47/260    DATE  03/08
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    60/290    DATE  08/04

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM

NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          207
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             85
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         73

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             47     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               58     RAIN                      73
LIGHT RAIN              144     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW               38     SLEET                      1
FOG                     194     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     19
HAZE                     80

-  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...
- 7TH WETTEST YEAR ON RECORD
- TIED 10TH COLDEST SUMMER ON RECORD
- 4TH WETTEST AUTUMN ON RECORD

JANUARY...NO RECORDS ESTABLISHED

FEBRUARY...
- RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 67 DEGREES ON THE 7TH
- TIED RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 66 DEGREES ON THE 9TH

MARCH...
- RECORD DAILY SNOWFALL OF 5.8 INCHES ON THE 29TH

APRIL...NO RECORDS ESTABLISHED

MAY...
- RECORD DAILY RAINFALL OF 2.21 INCHES ON THE 13TH

JUNE...
- RECORD DAILY RAINFALL OF 2.64 INCHES ON THE 16TH

JULY...
- 2ND COOLEST JULY ON RECORD
- RECORD COLD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 71 DEGREES ON THE 18TH
- TIED RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF 54 DEGREES ON THE 19TH
- RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF 52 DEGREES ON THE 20TH

AUGUST...NO RECORDS ESTABLISHED

SEPTEMBER...
- TIED RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF 48 DEGREES ON THE 2ND

OCTOBER...
- 2ND WETTEST OCTOBER ON RECORD
- RECORD DAILY PRECIPITATION OF 2.08 INCHES ON THE 8TH
- RECORD DAILY PRECIPITATION OF 1.89 INCHES ON THE 29TH

NOVEMBER...
- 6TH WARMEST NOVEMBER ON RECORD
- TIED RECORD WARM LOW OF 56 DEGREES ON THE 9TH

DECEMBER...
- 9TH WETTEST DECEMBER ON RECORD
- RECORD DAILY PRECIPITATION OF 1.28 INCHES ON THE 23RD



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