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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
529 AM CST THU JAN 1 2015

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...THE DUBUQUE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1873 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              67   12/04/1998
                        12/24/1889
 LOW              -25   12/24/1983
HIGHEST            48   12/14        36      12
LOWEST             -3   12/31        12     -15
AVG. MAXIMUM     33.6              30.2     3.4
AVG. MINIMUM     22.3              15.3     7.0
MEAN             28.0              22.8     5.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32     13              16.4    -3.4
DAYS MIN <= 32     27              28.9    -1.9
DAYS MIN <= 0       1               4.7    -3.7

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         4.61   2007
 MINIMUM         0.24   1939
TOTALS           0.93              1.84   -0.91
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.06   -0.03
DAYS >= .01         6              10.0    -4.0
DAYS >= .10         4
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.2    -0.2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.41   12/22 TO 12/23

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           37.6   2000
TOTALS              T              11.8   -11.8
SINCE 7/1         3.5              14.6   -11.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       4               6.8    -2.8
DAYS >= 1.0         0               3.3    -3.3
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         T   12/29
 24 HR TOTAL        T   12/29 TO 12/29
                        12/25 TO 12/25
                        12/22 TO 12/22

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1144              1310    -166
 SINCE 7/1       2926              2810     116
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1        526               643    -117
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/240    DATE  12/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    39/230    DATE  12/31

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            9
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              3
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         19

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     82

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     HAIL                       0
SLEET                     0     FOG                       18
FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     9     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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NOTE: SUPPLEMENTAL CLIMATE DATA WAS USED FROM A NEARBY
CLIMATOLOGICALLY REPRESENTATIVE STATION.

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PARAMETER   DATE
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   SNW      ALL OBSERVED SNW ABOVE
12Z DPTH    ALL OBSERVED 12Z DPTH ABOVE





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