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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL                           
251 PM CST WED JAN 7 2009

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...THE BURLINGTON IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2008...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1971 TO 2000
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1897 TO 2009

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART                      
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM                        
                                          NORMAL                      
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             111   07/15/1936                                    
                        07/14/1936                                    
 LOW              -27   02/13/1905                                    
HIGHEST            94   08/04        86       8                       
LOWEST             -9   01/24        14     -23                       
AVG. MAXIMUM     60.8              60.4     0.4                       
AVG. MINIMUM     41.4              42.8    -1.4                       
MEAN             51.1              51.6    -0.5                       
DAYS MAX >= 90      5                                                 
DAYS MAX <= 32     43                                                 
DAYS MIN <= 32    123                                                 
DAYS MIN <= 0      10                                                 

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS          45.96             37.94    8.02                       
DAILY AVG.       0.13              0.10    0.03                       
DAYS >= .01       124                                                 
DAYS >= .10        77                                                 
DAYS >= .50        33                                                 
DAYS >= 1.00       13                                                 
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.71   09/12 TO 09/13                                

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           35.6              26.9     8.7                       
SINCE 7/1        14.9               8.5     6.4                       
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                                                 
DAYS >= TRACE      56              14.8    41.2                       
DAYS >= 1.0        13               8.6     4.4                       
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         8   01/03                                         
                        01/02                                         
                        01/01                                         
 24 HR TOTAL      5.5   02/06 TO 02/06                                

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    6051              5948     103                       
 SINCE 7/1       2198              2285     -87                       
COOLING TOTAL     997              1095     -98                       
 SINCE 1/1        997              1095     -98                       
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/250    DATE  06/06
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    60/250    DATE  06/06

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM                                      

NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          216
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             84
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         66

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH 
THUNDERSTORM             59     HAIL                       0
SLEET                     2     FOG                      206
FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE    26     HAZE                     214
                                                                    
-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.                                      
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.                                
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.                                       
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.                                          

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