Peoria Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 4:55 PM CDT on September 30, 2014

...A look ahead at October climatological data...

Normals are for the period 1981-2010.

...Temperatures... Springfield Peoria normal high/low 66/44 65/44 Oct 1 normals 73/48 71/48 Oct 31 normals 60/40 59/39

Month record high 93 on 10/03/2006# 93 on 10/03/2006 month record low 13 on 10/30/1925 7 on 10/30/1925

Normal occurrences of... highs 90 or above 0 0 highs 32 or above 0 0 lows 32 or below 4 3 lows 0 or below 0 0

...Precipitation... normal liquid equivalent 3.15 2.84 greatest month total 13.39 in 1941 10.80 in 1941 least month total 0.11 in 1904 0.03 in 1964 greatest 24-hour 4.74 on 10/4/1941 3.62 on 10/10/1969

Normal snowfall trace trace greatest month total 2.8 in 1926 3.3 in 1929 least month total 0.0 in many years 0.0 in many years greatest 24-hour 1.8 on 10/29/1925 1.8 on 10/26-27/1967

...Degree days /base 65/... normal heating 329 356 normal cooling 22 15

...Freeze dates... normal first freeze October 21 October 15 earliest first freeze 9/20/1991 9/20/1991

Climatological outlook for the new month:

temperature ---- equal chances of above or below normal precipitation -- higher chance of above normal

# - last of several occurrences