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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
513 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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...THE DUBUQUE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1873 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              93   04/22/1980
 LOW               10   04/06/1982
HIGHEST            79   04/17        64      15
                        04/16
LOWEST             21   04/09        33     -12
AVG. MAXIMUM     57.2              58.5    -1.3
AVG. MINIMUM     38.1              37.8     0.3
MEAN             47.6              48.2    -0.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1
DAYS MIN <= 32     10               7.0     3.0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.54   2013
 MINIMUM         0.38   1915
TOTALS           2.52              3.66   -1.14
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.12   -0.04
DAYS >= .01         9              11.5    -2.5
DAYS >= .10         8
DAYS >= .50         2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.8    -0.8
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.03   04/05 TO 04/06

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           19.8   1973
TOTALS            0.5               2.0    -1.5
SINCE 7/1        34.8              41.9    -7.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       3               1.1     1.9
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.6    -0.6
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         T   04/02
 24 HR TOTAL      0.4   04/08 TO 04/08

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     516               510       6
 SINCE 7/1       5738              6821   -1083
COOLING TOTAL       3                 5      -2
 SINCE 1/1          3                 5      -2
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/330    DATE  04/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    56/300    DATE  04/02

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           12
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              2     HAIL                       1
SLEET                     0     FOG                       14
FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     3     HAZE                       6

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

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NOTE: SUPPLEMENTAL CLIMATE DATA WAS USED FROM A NEARBY
CLIMATOLOGICALLY REPRESENTATIVE STATION.

PARAMETER        DATE
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   SNW        05/02, 05/08
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