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CXUS53 KDVN 072054
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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 DUBUQUE IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2008...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1971 TO 2000
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1873 TO 2009

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART                      
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM                        
                                          NORMAL                      
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             110   07/14/1936                                    
 LOW              -32   01/07/1887                                    
HIGHEST            88   09/02        83       5                       
                        07/07                                         
                        06/07                                         
LOWEST            -18   01/24         8     -26                       
AVG. MAXIMUM     54.6              56.0    -1.4                       
AVG. MINIMUM     35.7              37.7    -2.0                       
MEAN             45.2              46.9    -1.7                       
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               8.2    -8.2                       
DAYS MAX <= 32     77              66.0    11.0                       
DAYS MIN <= 32    149             145.7     3.3                       
DAYS MIN <= 0      36              19.9    16.1                       

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS          46.07             35.52   10.55                       
DAILY AVG.       0.13              0.10    0.03                       
DAYS >= .01       143             120.6    22.4                       
DAYS >= .10        88                                                 
DAYS >= .50        30                                                 
DAYS >= 1.00       11               7.0     4.0                       
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.60   06/08 TO 06/08                                

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           84.8              45.2    39.6                       
SINCE 7/1        28.9              15.1    13.8                       
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      2                                                 
DAYS >= TRACE      75              32.0    43.0                       
DAYS >= 1.0        26              13.7    12.3                       
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        14   02/29                                         
 24 HR TOTAL      9.2   02/05 TO 02/06                                

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    7754              7270     484                       
 SINCE 7/1       2908              2838      70                       
COOLING TOTAL     542               656    -114                       
 SINCE 1/1        542               656    -114                       
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    40/290    DATE  01/30
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    61/210    DATE  06/06

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM                                      

NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          186
NUMBER OF DAYS PC            106
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         74

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     74

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH 
THUNDERSTORM             49     HAIL                       1
SLEET                     0     FOG                      231
FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE    48     HAZE                     120
                                                                    
-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.                                      
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.                                
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.                                       
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.                                          

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