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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
937 AM CDT FRI APR 1 2016

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

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

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              88   03/29/1986
 LOW              -15   03/03/2014
HIGHEST            73   03/08        54      19
LOWEST              9   03/02        21     -12
AVG. MAXIMUM     52.6              46.5     6.1
AVG. MINIMUM     32.3              26.7     5.6
MEAN             42.4              36.6     5.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32      2
DAYS MIN <= 32     15
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS           1.80              2.10   -0.30
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.07   -0.01
DAYS >= .01        13
DAYS >= .10         6
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.49   03/23 TO 03/23
                        03/23 TO 03/24

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     692               881    -189
 SINCE 7/1       5003              6164   -1161
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/290    DATE  03/16
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/260    DATE  03/16

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           10
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         14

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     78

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              4     HAIL                       0
SLEET                     0     FOG                       20
FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     2     HAZE                       1

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

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NOTE: SUPPLIMENTAL PRECIPITATION DATA IS FROM A CLIMATOLOGICALLY REPRESENTATIVE SITE




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