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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 DUBUQUE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 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              86   03/29/1895
 LOW              -20   03/01/1962
HIGHEST            68   03/08        52      16
LOWEST              5   03/02        21     -16
AVG. MAXIMUM     50.0              44.2     5.8
AVG. MINIMUM     31.5              26.6     4.9
MEAN             40.7              35.4     5.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      2               4.6    -2.6
DAYS MIN <= 32     17              22.3    -5.3
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.2    -0.2

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.50   1959
 MINIMUM         0.14   1910
TOTALS           3.02              2.41    0.61
DAILY AVG.       0.10              0.08    0.02
DAYS >= .01        16              10.4     5.6
DAYS >= .10        10
DAYS >= .50         2
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.3     0.7
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.17   03/15 TO 03/16

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           30.2   1959
TOTALS            2.8               6.3    -3.5
SINCE 7/1        34.3              39.9    -5.6
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       7               4.6     2.4
DAYS >= 1.0         0               2.0    -2.0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   03/20
                        03/03
                        03/02
 24 HR TOTAL      0.9   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     745               918    -173
 SINCE 7/1       5222              6311   -1089
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    40/270    DATE  03/16
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/300    DATE  03/16

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           13
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     76

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              4     HAIL                       0
SLEET                     0     FOG                       21
FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     5     HAZE                       5

-  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 SNOWFALL DATA IS FROM A CLIMATOLOGICALLY REPRESENTATIVE SITE





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