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CXUS53 KDVN 011700
CLMMLI

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
1100 AM CST SUN JAN 1 2006

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...THE MOLINE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR 2005...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1971 TO 2000
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1872 TO 2005

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR'S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             111   07/14/1936
 LOW              -28   02/03/1996
HIGHEST           103   07/24        87      16       94
LOWEST            -11   12/07        11     -22      -12
AVG. MAXIMUM     63.0              60.4     2.6     61.2
AVG. MINIMUM     42.3              39.9     2.4     41.6
MEAN             52.7              50.2     2.5     51.3
DAYS MAX >= 90     43              22.4    20.6        5
DAYS MAX <= 32     40              49.7    -9.7       45
DAYS MIN <= 32    123             134.9   -11.9      122
DAYS MIN <= 0       7              17.0   -10.0        8

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        56.36   1973
 MINIMUM        17.33   1901
TOTALS          17.86             38.04  -20.18    36.56
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.10   -0.05     0.10
DAYS >= .01        94             117.7   -23.7      110
DAYS >= .10        45                MM      MM       74
DAYS >= .50        13                MM      MM       26
DAYS >= 1.00        1               9.8    -8.8        8
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.00   07/26 TO 07/26              2.57

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 MAXIMUM         71.3   1997
 MINIMUM          7.1   1922
TOTALS           27.7              35.0    -7.3     31.0
DAYS >= TRACE      51                MM      MM       32
DAYS >= 1.0         9              10.9    -1.9        8
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         6                                 10
 24 HR TOTAL      4.9   01/05                        6.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    5760              6415    -655     5732
COOLING TOTAL    1342               969     373      818

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST               09/20/1991
 LATEST                 05/21/2002
EARLIEST                10/26
LATEST                  05/04
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED                8.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    43/340    DATE  11/05
                                43/260          03/30
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    52/270    DATE  03/30

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER             MM
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          211
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             86
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         68

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     MM

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             35     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                      2
FOG                     174     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     12
HAZE                    110

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

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TWELVE RECORDS WERE ESTABLISHED THIS PAST YEAR.

 DATE   RECORD TYPE   NEW RECORD   PREVIOUS RECORD/YEAR
------ ------------- ------------ ----------------------
03/06       MAX           73            71  /  2000
05/01    COOL MAX         48            50 / 1990+
05/02       MIN           28            29 / 1875
05/03       MIN           25*           30 / 1967
05/04       MIN           28            29 / 1907
10/03    WARM MIN         72            70 / 1954
10/04       MAX           91            88 / 1969+
10/04    WARM MIN         72**          71 / 1884
12/05       MIN           -4            -2 / 1886
12/05    COLD MAX         13            20 / 1917+

* THE MINIMUM ON MAY 3RD ALSO SET A NEW MONTHLY RECORD LOW.  THE
PREVIOUS RECORD LOW FOR MAY WAS 26 DEGREES SET ON MAY 10...1966.

** THE OCTOBER RECORD WARM MINIMUM TEMPERATURE IS NOW 72 DEGREES SET
ON BOTH THE 4TH AND 3RD OF 2005.  THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 71 DEGREES
SET ON OCTOBER 4...1884.


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

MONTH     MAX        MIN        PCPN     SNOWFALL    PEAK WIND
----- ---------- ---------- ----------- ----------  -----------
 JAN   54:02      -3:14       0.65:12    4.9:05      43 NW:22
 FEB   58:05      12:18,10    0.17:13    1.5:09      33 NW:17
 MAR   76:30      14:03       0.39:30    1.7:22      52  W:30
 APR   82:10,04   33:24       0.53:12      T:23      40 SW:25
 MAY   86:07      25:03       0.89:11                39  E:12
 JUN   98:26      54:19,18    0.69:08                44  W:30
 JUL  103:24      53:02       1.00:26                37  W:18
 AUG   98:09      53:24       0.68:11                40  N:09
 SEP   94:10      42:30,29    0.51:28                33  N:28
 OCT   91:04      29:28,27    0.12:06                30  S:02
 NOV   75:03      13:17       0.62:15      T:30,29   51 NW:05
                                             28,17
                                             16,15
 DEC   49:27     -11:07       0.29:14    3.5:08      32  W:16
                                                     32 NW:11
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ANN   103:07/24  -11:12/07    1.00:07/26  4.9:01/05  52  W:03/30



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

         LAST               RECORD         RECORD
 MONTH   YEAR   NORMAL     WARMEST        COLDEST
------- ------ -------- -------------- --------------
  JAN    24.3    21.1    37.6 IN 1880    6.3 IN 1979
  FEB    34.0    26.9    39.6 IN 1882   10.4 IN 1875
  MAR    38.7    38.7    49.8 IN 1910   19.9 IN 1960
  APR    55.1    50.5    58.5 IN 1915   41.4 IN 1874
  MAY    59.5    61.7    68.9 IN 1977   54.8 IN 1907
  JUN    76.1    71.2    78.1 IN 1934   65.8 IN 1916
  JUL    77.2    75.3    85.0 IN 1936   69.2 IN 1891
  AUG    75.0    73.2    81.0 IN 1947   67.2 IN 1915
  SEP    70.2    65.0    72.2 IN 1897   58.9 IN 1918
  OCT    55.8    53.0    64.4 IN 1963   42.6 IN 1925
  NOV    42.7    39.1    49.8 IN 2001   30.1 IN 1976
  DEC    22.4    26.4    42.0 IN 1877   13.1 IN 2000
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ANNUAL   52.7    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    2.46    1.58     4.63 IN 1916   0.07 IN 1919
  FEB    0.64    1.51     4.87 IN 1887   0.07 IN 1877
  MAR    1.06    2.92     7.43 IN 1973   0.17 IN 1885
  APR    0.98    3.82    11.30 IN 1973   0.32 IN 1895
  MAY    2.86    4.25    11.43 IN 1974   0.31 IN 1992
  JUN    1.41    4.63    13.21 IN 1993   0.49 IN 1886
  JUL    1.40    4.03    11.76 IN 1992   0.14 IN 1936
  AUG    1.89    4.41    15.23 IN 1987   0.35 IN 1971
  SEP    1.96    3.16    14.18 IN 1970   0.02 IN 1979
  OCT    0.46    2.80     9.41 IN 1941   0.01 IN 1964
  NOV    1.70    2.73     6.77 IN 1992   0.18 IN 1904
  DEC    1.04    2.20     4.99 IN 1982   0.21 IN 1900
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ANNUAL  17.86   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     7.2    10.2    26.7 IN 1979    T IN 1989+
  FEB     3.8     7.0    20.7 IN 1994    T IN 1987+
  MAR     3.2     4.9    24.8 IN 1923    T IN 1994+
  APR       T     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    13.5     8.4    32.0 IN 2000   0.0 IN 1889
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ANNUAL   27.7    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         1254      1374            0         0
  FEB          862      1083            0         0
  MAR          807       831            0         1
  APR          301       450           13        12
  MAY          201       172           40        62
  JUN            0        19          342       205
  JUL            0         3          386       322
  AUG            0         8          316       254
  SEP           35       108          197       101
  OCT          325       394           48        12
  NOV          662       782            0         0
  DEC         1313      1191            0         0
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ANNUAL        5760      6415         1342       969


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

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