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Public Information Statement

Statement as of 9:30 AM CDT on July 31, 2013


... A look ahead at August climatological data...

Normals are for the period 1981-2010.


... Temperatures... Springfield Peoria
normal high/low 85/64 84/64
Aug 1 normals 86/65 85/65
Aug 31 normals 84/61 82/61

Month record high 108 on 8/09/1934# 106 on 8/18/1936
month record low 43 on 8/29/1986# 41 on 8/28/1986

Normal occurrences of...
highs 90 or above 7 6
highs 32 or above 0 0
lows 32 or below 0 0
lows 0 or below 0 0

... Precipitation...
normal liquid equivalent 3.24 3.24
greatest month total 8.37 in 1981 9.04 in 1862
least month total 0.10 in 1943 0.25 in 1992
greatest 24-hour 4.40 on 8/02/1981 4.32 on 8/29/1955

Normal snowfall 0.0 0.0
greatest month total 0.0 0.0
least month total 0.0 0.0

... Degree days /base 65/...
normal heating 4 5
normal cooling 291 276


Climatological outlook for the new month:

   temperature ---- slightly enhanced chance of below normal
   precipitation -- slightly enhanced chance of above normal

# - last of several occurrences


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