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ZCZC CHICLMMLI
CXUS43 KDVN 011300

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
700 AM CST WED JAN 1 2004

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...THE MOLINE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR 2003...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1971 TO 2000
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1872 TO 2003

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR'S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             111   07/14/1936
 LOW              -28   02/03/1996
HIGHEST            97   08/26        87      10       95
                        08/25
                        06/24
LOWEST             -8   01/27        11     -19       -9
AVG. MAXIMUM     61.0              60.4     0.6     62.0
AVG. MINIMUM     39.7              39.9    -0.2     41.5
MEAN             50.3              50.2     0.1     51.8
DAYS MAX >= 90     16              22.4    -6.4       36
DAYS MAX <= 32     46              49.7    -3.7       26
DAYS MIN <= 32    130             134.9    -4.9      129
DAYS MIN <= 0       6              17.0   -11.0        2

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        56.36   1973
 MINIMUM        17.33   1901
TOTALS          31.74             38.04   -6.30    32.88
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.10   -0.01     0.09
DAYS >= .01       100             117.7   -17.7      102
DAYS >= .10        58                MM      MM       58
DAYS >= .50        20                MM      MM       22
DAYS >= 1.00        9               9.8    -0.8        6
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.20   12/09 TO 12/10              2.55

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 MAXIMUM         71.3   1997
 MINIMUM          7.1   1922
TOTALS           23.8              35.0   -11.2     27.7
DAYS >= TRACE      46                MM      MM       37
DAYS >= 1.0         9              10.9    -1.9        8
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         6                                  9
 24 HR TOTAL      5.1   03/04                        6.3

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    6197              6415    -218     5928
COOLING TOTAL     930               969     -39     1184

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST      09/20/1991
 LATEST        05/21/2002
EARLIEST       10/01
LATEST         04/11
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED                8.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/250    DATE  08/01
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    58/300    DATE  04/30

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER             MM
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          209
NUMBER OF DAYS PC            103
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         53

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     MM

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             38     MIXED PRECIP              MM
HEAVY RAIN               MM     RAIN                      MM
LIGHT RAIN               MM     FREEZING RAIN             MM
LT FREEZING RAIN         MM     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW               MM     SNOW                      MM
LIGHT SNOW               MM     SLEET                      0
FOG                     199     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     32
HAZE                    141

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

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FOURTEEN RECORDS WERE ESTABLISHED THIS PAST YEAR.

 DATE   RECORD TYPE   NEW RECORD   PREVIOUS RECORD/YEAR
------ ------------- ------------ ----------------------

01/08       MAX           65            60  /  1965+
03/09    COOL MAX         14            15  /  1877
04/01       MAX           84            83  /  1946
04/14       MAX           87            80  /  2002+
04/15       MAX           89            88  /  2002
04/15    WARM MIN         65            63  /  1896
04/30   DAILY PCPN       1.52         1.11  /  1916
06/02       MIN           42            43  /  1967
06/20       MIN           43            46  /  1979
07/19       MIN           52            53  /  1979
08/25       MAX           97            97  /  1936
08/26       MAX           97            96  /  1953
10/01       MIN           30            30  /  1974
12/09   DAILY PCPN       1.08         0.60  /  1931


.....DAILY EXTREMES LAST YEAR /VALUE:DATE(S) OF OCCURRENCE/.....

MONTH     MAX        MIN        PCPN     SNOWFALL    PEAK WIND
----- ---------- ---------- ----------- ----------  -----------
 JAN   65:08      -8:27       0.25:28    1.4:28      39 NW:09
 FEB   49:20      -3:25       0.18:15    2.6:14,15   48 NW:11
 MAR   75:17       2:09       0.67:28    5.1:04      39 S :27
 APR   89:15      22:09       1.52:30    1.0:06      58 NW:30
 MAY   85:30      38:03       1.48:04                49 W :11
 JUN   97:24      42:02       1.33:25                38 NW:25
 JUL   95:07      52:19       1.65:20                43 W :27
 AUG   97:26,25   57:23       0.72:11                49 E :01
 SEP   89:11      35:29       1.66:13                33 SE:17
 OCT   82:08,07   26:02       0.36:13                39 NW:11
 NOV   71:20      18:29,09    1.42:02    T:28,24,23  51 W :12
 DEC   55:28,27    5:20       1.25:10    2.0:05      37 N :10
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ANNUAL 97:08/26,  -8:01/27    1.66:09/13  5.1:03/04   58 NW:04/30
          08/25,
          06/24


...MONTHLY/YEARLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...NORMALS...AND RECORDS...

         LAST               RECORD         RECORD
 MONTH   YEAR   NORMAL     WARMEST        COLDEST
------- ------ -------- -------------- --------------
  JAN    21.5    21.1    37.6 IN 1880    6.3 IN 1979
  FEB    22.8    26.9    39.6 IN 1882   10.4 IN 1875
  MAR    37.3    38.7    49.8 IN 1910   19.9 IN 1960
  APR    52.5    50.5    58.5 IN 1915   41.4 IN 1874
  MAY    59.4    61.7    68.9 IN 1977   54.8 IN 1907
  JUN    68.3    71.2    78.1 IN 1934   65.8 IN 1916
  JUL    74.7    75.3    85.0 IN 1936   69.2 IN 1891
  AUG    75.8    73.2    81.0 IN 1947   67.2 IN 1915
  SEP    63.3    65.0    72.2 IN 1897   58.9 IN 1918
  OCT    53.6    53.0    64.4 IN 1963   42.6 IN 1925
  NOV    41.0    39.1    49.8 IN 2001   30.1 IN 1976
  DEC    32.0    26.4    42.0 IN 1877   13.1 IN 2000
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ANNUAL   50.3    50.2    54.3 IN 1921   45.7 IN 1875


...MONTHLY/YEARLY PRECIPITATION...NORMALS...AND RECORDS...

         LAST                RECORD         RECORD
 MONTH   YEAR   NORMAL      WETTEST         DRIEST
------- ------ -------- --------------- --------------
  JAN    0.43    1.58     4.63 IN 1916   0.07 IN 1919
  FEB    0.47    1.51     4.87 IN 1887   0.07 IN 1877
  MAR    1.72    2.92     7.43 IN 1973   0.17 IN 1885
  APR    3.94    3.82    11.30 IN 1973   0.32 IN 1895
  MAY    4.98    4.25    11.43 IN 1974   0.31 IN 1992
  JUN    2.76    4.63    13.21 IN 1993   0.49 IN 1886
  JUL    5.51    4.03    11.76 IN 1992   0.14 IN 1936
  AUG    1.70    4.41    15.23 IN 1987   0.35 IN 1971
  SEP    3.38    3.16    14.18 IN 1970   0.02 IN 1979
  OCT    1.22    2.80     9.41 IN 1941   0.01 IN 1964
  NOV    2.76    2.73     6.77 IN 1992   0.18 IN 1904
  DEC    2.87    2.20     4.99 IN 1982   0.21 IN 1900
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ANNUAL  31.74   38.04    56.36 IN 1973  17.33 IN 1901


...MONTHLY/YEARLY SNOWFALL...NORMALS...AND RECORDS...

         LAST               RECORD         RECORD
 MONTH   YEAR   NORMAL     SNOWIEST     LEAST SNOWY
------- ------ -------- -------------- -------------
  JAN     2.7    10.2    26.7 IN 1979    T IN 1989+
  FEB     6.5     7.0    20.7 IN 1994    T IN 1987+
  MAR     6.9     4.9    24.8 IN 1923    T IN 1994+
  APR     1.6     1.3    13.3 IN 1997
  MAY     0.0       T     0.3 IN 1935
  JUN     0.0     0.0
  JUL     0.0     0.0
  AUG     0.0     0.0
  SEP     0.0     0.0
  OCT     0.0     0.2     6.6 IN 1967
  NOV      T      3.0    15.6 IN 1974
  DEC     6.1     8.4    32.0 IN 2000   0.0 IN 1889
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ANNUAL   23.8    35.0    71.3 IN 1997   7.1 IN 1922


...MONTHLY HEATING AND COOLING DEGREE DAY UNITS AND NORMALS...

                HEATING                 COOLING
          --------------------    --------------------
 MONTH     LAST YEAR   NORMAL      LAST YEAR   NORMAL
-------   ----------- --------    ----------- --------
  JAN         1343      1374            0         0
  FEB         1174      1083            0         0
  MAR          851       831            0         1
  APR          392       450           22        12
  MAY          188       172           21        62
  JUN           48        19          157       205
  JUL            0         3          306       322
  AUG            1         8          343       254
  SEP          122       108           78       101
  OCT          350       394            3        12
  NOV          713       782            0         0
  DEC         1015      1191            0         0
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ANNUAL        6197      6415          930       969


OFFICIAL DATA FOR THE QUAD CITIES IS RECORDED AT THE QUAD CITY
AIRPORT IN MOLINE...ILLINOIS.

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