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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 MOLINE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1872 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              88   03/29/1986
 LOW              -19   03/06/1960
HIGHEST            77   03/08        56      21
LOWEST             14   03/02        24     -10
AVG. MAXIMUM     55.5              48.8     6.7
AVG. MINIMUM     35.7              29.4     6.3
MEAN             45.6              39.1     6.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               2.8    -2.8
DAYS MIN <= 32     12              19.1    -7.1
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.1    -0.1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.43   1973
 MINIMUM         0.17   1885
TOTALS           2.91              2.86    0.05
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.09    0.00
DAYS >= .01        15              10.1     4.9
DAYS >= .10         8
DAYS >= .50         2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.6    -0.6
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.05   03/23 TO 03/24

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           24.8   1923
TOTALS            2.9               4.0    -1.1
SINCE 7/1        24.1              30.7    -6.6
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       5               3.2     1.8
DAYS >= 1.0         1               1.4    -0.4
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   03/25
                        03/03
 24 HR TOTAL      2.3   03/24 TO 03/24

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     599               804    -205
 SINCE 7/1       4588              5602   -1014
COOLING TOTAL       3                 1       2
 SINCE 1/1          3                 1       2
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    48/280    DATE  03/15
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    69/270    DATE  03/15

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

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              5     HAIL                       0
SLEET                     1     FOG                       18
FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     1     HAZE                      13

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

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NOTE: SUPPLIMENTAL SNOWFALL DATA IS FROM A CLIMATOLOGICALLY REPRESENTATIVE SITE




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