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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
955 AM CDT Mon Mar 31 2014

...A Look Ahead at April Climatological Data...

Normals are for the period 1981-2010.


...TEMPERATURES...        SPRINGFIELD           PEORIA
Normal high/low           65/42                 63/42
  April 1 normals         59/38                 57/37
  April 30 normals        70/47                 68/47

Month record high         90 on 4/25/1986#      92 on 4/25/1986#
Month record low          17 on 4/05/1920       14 on 4/07/1982#

Normal occurrences of...
  Highs 90 or above       0                     0
  Highs 32 or below       0                     0
  Lows  32 or below       4                     4
  Lows   0 or below       0                     0

...PRECIPITATION...
Normal liquid equivalent  3.51                  3.63
  Greatest month total   10.23 in 1893          8.66 in 1947
  Least month total       0.71 in 1889          0.45 in 1870
  Greatest 24-hour        4.45 on 4/11/1979     5.06 on 4/24/1950

Normal snowfall           0.3                   0.6
  Greatest month total    8.2 in 1920          13.4 in 1982
  Least month total       Zero in many years    Zero in many years
  Greatest 24-hour        6.3 on 4/13-14/1980   6.0 on 4/8/1938#

...DEGREE DAYS /BASE 65/...
Normal heating            363                   393
Normal cooling            18                    13

...FREEZE DATES...
Average last freeze       April 13              April 18


CLIMATOLOGICAL OUTLOOK FOR THE NEW MONTH:

   Temperature ---- Equal chance of above or below normal
   Precipitation -- Higher chance of below normal for northern IL

# - last of several occurrences

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