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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
955 AM CST SUN JAN 1 2017

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...THE CEDAR RAPIDS IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1891 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              69   12/04/1998
 LOW              -28   12/28/1924
HIGHEST            47   12/25        38       9
LOWEST            -16   12/18        12     -28
AVG. MAXIMUM     29.5              31.8    -2.3
AVG. MINIMUM     16.4              14.8     1.6
MEAN             22.9              23.3    -0.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32     14
DAYS MIN <= 32     30
DAYS MIN <= 0       5

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS           1.25              1.42   -0.17
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.05   -0.01
DAYS >= .01         6
DAYS >= .10         4
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.47   12/04 TO 12/04


DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1296              1293       3
 SINCE 7/1       2213              2739    -526
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1        970               748     222
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/300    DATE  12/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/300    DATE  12/29

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           16
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              2
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         13

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     84

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     HAIL                       0
SLEET                     0     FOG                       14
FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     3     HAZE                       2

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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