Springfield - Recent Annual Temperatures, Rain & Snow





The numbers here describe what the weather in Springfield, Illinois was like for every year since 2010. A series of tables gives data by year for temperature, precipitation and snowfall.

They begin with average maximum and minimum temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius. That's followed by how many really hot and cold days occurred each year. Then there's information on how much rain and snow actually landed during recent years, as well as how often Springfield had wet or snowy weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made at Springfield's Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

Springfield temperature averages by year
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
64 44 2018 18 7
67 46 2017 20 8
67 47 2016 19 8
65 45 2015 18 7
61 41 2014 16 5
62 42 2013 17 5
69 46 2012 20 8
65 45 2011 18 7
64 44 2010 18 7
Number of days each year when the temperature in Springfield dropped to 0 or 32 or below, or rose to at least 70 or 90 degrees Fahrenheit
0 °F
-18 °C
32 °F
0 °C
Year 70 °F
21 °C
90 °F
32 °C
8 132 2018 171 53
3 86 2017 186 40
2 85 2016 185 43
7 100 2015 179 28
17 128 2014 167 15
0 137 2013 164 24
0 98 2012 193 63
4 100 2011 166 45
8 109 2010 186 37

Rainy Weather iconPrecipitation

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Springfield during each year from 2010. The number of days with precipitation counts the days when rainfall or snowfall (when melted) amounted to 0.01 inches (0.3 millimeters) or more.

Total precipitation in Springfield
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
115 2018 45.4 1154
113 2017 31.6 801
109 2016 42.8 1087
125 2015 44.1 1121
124 2014 45.5 1154
114 2013 38.4 975
102 2012 30.1 764
122 2011 30.6 778
122 2010 46.9 1192

Snowy Weather iconSnow

Amount of snowfall in Springfield and number of days when new snow totalled at least 1 inch (2.5 centimetres)
Days Year Inches Centi­metres
9 2018 20.9 53
3 2017 11.7 30
6 2016 17.8 45
9 2015 30.4 77
9 2014 41.1 104
7 2013 37.5 95
5 2012 13.8 35
7 2011 26.9 68
8 2010 24.8 63
Reference

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Year, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

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