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

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

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              67   12/04/1998
                        12/24/1889
 LOW              -25   12/24/1983
HIGHEST            41   12/26        36       5
                        12/25
LOWEST            -18   12/18        12     -30
AVG. MAXIMUM     27.0              30.2    -3.2
AVG. MINIMUM     15.1              15.3    -0.2
MEAN             21.1              22.8    -1.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32     20              16.4     3.6
DAYS MIN <= 32     30              28.9     1.1
DAYS MIN <= 0       5               4.7     0.3

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         4.61   2007
 MINIMUM         0.24   1939
TOTALS           1.54              1.84   -0.30
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.06   -0.01
DAYS >= .01         9              10.0    -1.0
DAYS >= .10         7
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.2    -0.2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.48   12/04


SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           37.6   2000
TOTALS           17.4              11.8     5.6
SINCE 7/1        17.4              14.6     2.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      4
DAYS >= TRACE       9               6.8     2.2
DAYS >= 1.0         6               3.3     2.7
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         8   12/19
                        12/18
                        12/12
 24 HR TOTAL      5.6   12/04

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1355              1310      45
 SINCE 7/1       2347              2810    -463
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1        781               643     138
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/260    DATE  12/26
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/260    DATE  12/26

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           11
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         12

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     82

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     HAIL                       0
SLEET                     0     FOG                       16
FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     5     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
---------   ----
   SNW      ALL OBSERVED SNW ABOVE

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