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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
542 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

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...THE DUBUQUE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1873 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              86   03/29/1895
 LOW              -20   03/01/1962
HIGHEST            77   03/16        52      25
LOWEST            -12   03/05        21     -33
AVG. MAXIMUM     44.8              44.2     0.6
AVG. MINIMUM     23.5              26.6    -3.1
MEAN             34.4              35.4    -1.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      7               4.6     2.4
DAYS MIN <= 32     26              22.3     3.7
DAYS MIN <= 0       3               0.2     2.8

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.50   1959
 MINIMUM         0.14   1910
TOTALS           0.80              2.41   -1.61
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.08   -0.05
DAYS >= .01         6              10.4    -4.4
DAYS >= .10         4
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.3    -0.3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.30   03/23 TO 03/23

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           30.2   1959
TOTALS            4.1               6.3    -2.2
SINCE 7/1        33.7              39.9    -6.2
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      2
DAYS >= TRACE       8               4.6     3.4
DAYS >= 1.0         2               2.0     0.0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         6   03/03
                        03/01
 24 HR TOTAL      2.5   03/23 TO 03/23

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     912               918      -6
 SINCE 7/1       6760              6311     449
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/300    DATE  03/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    41/180    DATE  03/29

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           17
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     HAIL                       0
SLEET                     0     FOG                       13
FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     3     HAZE                       8

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

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