Archive for November, 2008

Get Ready for Winter

Saturday, November 15th, 2008

Illinois Winter Preparedness Week is November 16-22. Make sure you are prepared for the cold and snowy weather both at home and in your car.

Read more on winter weather facts and safety from the National Weather Service Lincoln, IL site here.

Enjoy the Warm Weather While it Lasts

Tuesday, November 4th, 2008

We’ve enjoyed our third day in a row with a high in the low 70s. It looks like we can expect at least one more day before the weather turns much colder by late in the week. The upcoming weekend looks much colder than last.

October 2008 Climate Summary

Saturday, November 1st, 2008

Here are some stats from October. Total rainfall was 2.23 inches, quite a change from the 11.87 inches we experienced in September!

Average temperature     = 52.1 °F
Average humidity        = 76 %
Average dewpoint        = 44.0 °F
Average barometer       = 30.155 in.
Average windspeed       = 3.7 mph
Average gustspeed       = 6.2 mph
Average direction       = 222 ° ( SW)
Rainfall for month      = 2.23 in.
Maximum rain per minute = 0.020 in on day 15 at time 12:46
Maximum temperature     = 85.8 °F on day 12 at time 14:33
Minimum temperature     = 27.0 °F on day 30 at time 04:27
Maximum humidity        = 100 % on day 12 at time 06:36, last of several occurrences
Minimum humidity        = 25 % on day 09 at time 15:41
Maximum pressure        = 30.46  in. on day 22 at time 08:47
Minimum pressure        = 29.66  in. on day 26 at time 03:47
Maximum windspeed       = 33.4 mph from 270 °( W )  on day 26 at time 17:06
Maximum gust speed      = 47.2 mph from 293 °(WNW) on day 26 at time 17:00
Maximum heat index      = 87.4 °F on day 12 at time 14:00