2011 Climate Statistics for Springfield, IL

 

Springfield graphical climate summary for 2011.  Click image to enlarge. 
Annual Temperature and Precipitation Graph (Click image to enlarge)

 


Month-by-Month Temperature Graphs:
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Temperature summary for January 2011  Temperature summary for February 2011

Temperature summary for March 2011  Temperature summary for April 2011

Temperature summary for May 2011  Temperature summary for June 2011

Temperature summary for July 2011  Temperature summary for August 2011

Temperature summary for September 2011  Temperature summary for October 2011

Temperature summary for November 2011  Temperature summary for December 2011

 

Month-by-Month Precipitation Graphs:
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January precipitation plot  February precipitation plot

March precipitation plot  April precipitation plot

May precipitation plot  June precipitation plot

July precipitation plot  August precipitation plot

September precipitation plot  October precipitation plot

November precipitation plot  December precipitation plot

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
205 PM CST SUN JAN 1 2012

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...THE SPRINGFIELD IL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2011...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1879 TO 2011

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           102   09/01        MM      MM       98  08/13
LOWEST            -10   01/21        MM      MM      -10  01/10
AVG. MAXIMUM     64.6              63.1     1.5     64.1
AVG. MINIMUM     44.7              43.0     1.7     44.5
MEAN             54.6              53.0     1.6     54.3
DAYS MAX >= 90     45              22.6    22.4       37
DAYS MAX <= 32     29              30.9    -1.9       45
DAYS MIN <= 32    100             110.2   -10.2      109
DAYS MIN <= 0       4               5.8    -1.8        8

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
MAXIMUM        58.21   1882
MINIMUM        22.76   1914
TOTALS          30.62             37.43   -6.81    46.98
DAILY AVG.       0.09                               0.13
DAYS >= .01       123             113.4     9.6      123
DAYS >= .10        68              67.5     0.5       80
DAYS >= .50        17              24.0    -7.0       30
DAYS >= 1.00        7               8.7    -1.7       11
GREATEST
24 HR. TOTAL     1.35   06/13 TO 06/14              3.56

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
TOTAL           47.7   1960
                       1914
24 HR TOTAL     15.0   02/28/1900
TOTALS           26.4              20.9     5.5     24.7
DAYS >= TRACE      37              16.9    20.1       38
DAYS >= 1.0         7               6.0     1.0        8
GREATEST
SNOW DEPTH         11   02/02                          6
24 HR TOTAL      11.4   02/01 TO 02/02               4.2

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    5093              5484    -391     5319
COOLING TOTAL    1447              1123     324     1554

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              8.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    40/320    DATE  06/04
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    54/060    DATE  07/26

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          206
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             85
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         74

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             47     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               35     RAIN                      68
LIGHT RAIN              136     FREEZING RAIN              3
LT FREEZING RAIN          6     HAIL                       3
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW               34     SLEET                      2
FOG                     166     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     21
HAZE                     51

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

&&

RECORDS ESTABLISHED DURING 2011...

JANUARY --
* RECORD DAILY SNOWFALL OF 3.5 INCHES ON THE 20TH

FEBRUARY --
* 4TH SNOWEST FEBRUARY ON RECORD WITH 16.5 INCHES
* RECORD DAILY SNOWFALL OF 8.6 INCHES ON THE 1ST
* RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 68 DEGREES ON THE 17TH
* RECORD WARM LOW TEMPERATURE OF 52 DEGREES ON THE 17TH

MARCH -- NO RECORDS ESTABLISHED.

APRIL --
* RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 86 DEGREES ON THE 3RD

MAY --
* RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 91 DEGREES ON THE 11TH

JUNE -- NO RECORDS ESTABLISHED

JULY --
* TIED FOR 5TH WARMEST JULY ON RECORD WITH 81.4 DEGREES

AUGUST --
* 2ND DRIEST AUGUST ON RECORD WITH 0.25 INCHES
* TIED RECORD HIGH OF 99 DEGREES ON THE 31ST

SEPTEMBER --
* MONTHLY RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 102F ON THE 1ST
* DAILY RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 102F ON THE 1ST
* RECORD WARM LOW TEMPERATURE OF 77 DEGREES ON THE 2ND
* RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 101 DEGREES ON THE 2ND
* TIED RECORD WARM LOW TEMPERATURE OF 76 DEGREES ON THE 3RD
* RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 100 DEGREES ON THE 3RD

OCTOBER -- NO RECORDS ESTABLISHED.

NOVEMBER --
* 9TH WARMEST NOVEMBER ON RECORD WITH 47.9 DEGREES
* RECORD DAILY RAINFALL OF 1.34 INCHES ON THE 3RD

DECEMBER --
* TIED 3RD LEAST SNOWIEST DECEMBER ON RECORD WITH 0.1 INCH

SEASONAL RECORDS --
* 5TH SNOWIEST WINTER (DEC-FEB) ON RECORD WITH 34.2 INCHES

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