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CXUS53 KDVN 072054
CLACID


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

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...THE CEDAR RAPIDS IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2008...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1971 TO 2000
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1891 TO 2009

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART                      
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM                        
                                          NORMAL                      
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             110   07/05/1911                                    
 LOW              -28   01/12/1974                                    
                        12/28/1924                                    
HIGHEST            91   08/04        86       5                       
                        07/07                                         
LOWEST            -23   01/24         9     -32                       
AVG. MAXIMUM     55.5              58.7    -3.2                       
AVG. MINIMUM     35.8              38.3    -2.5                       
MEAN             45.7              48.5    -2.8                       
DAYS MAX >= 90      2                                                 
DAYS MAX <= 32     78                                                 
DAYS MIN <= 32    150                                                 
DAYS MIN <= 0      39                                                 

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS          48.03             33.41   14.62                       
DAILY AVG.       0.13              0.09    0.04                       
DAYS >= .01       133                                                 
DAYS >= .10        83                                                 
DAYS >= .50        32                                                 
DAYS >= 1.00       12                                                 
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.41   06/08 TO 06/08                                

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           52.4              29.4    23.0                       
SINCE 7/1        13.7              10.4     3.3                       
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                                                 
DAYS >= TRACE      75              18.3    56.7                       
DAYS >= 1.0        19              11.1     7.9                       
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        13   02/12                                         
 24 HR TOTAL      9.9   02/05 TO 02/06                                

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    7606              6837     769                       
 SINCE 7/1       2892              2690     202                       
COOLING TOTAL     584               858    -274                       
 SINCE 1/1        584               858    -274                       
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    49/250    DATE  06/08
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    63/240    DATE  06/14

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM                                      

NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          195
NUMBER OF DAYS PC            101
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         70

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     76

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH 
THUNDERSTORM             63     HAIL                       0
SLEET                     4     FOG                      277
FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE    52     HAZE                     197
                                                                    
-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.                                      
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.                                
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.                                       
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.                                          

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