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CXUS53 KDVN 072054
CLAIOW


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

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...THE IOWA CITY IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2008...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1971 TO 2000
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 9999 TO 9999

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART                      
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM                        
                                          NORMAL                      
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TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            93   08/04        88       5                       
LOWEST            -13R  01/24        13     -26                       
AVG. MAXIMUM     57.5              61.4    -3.9                       
AVG. MINIMUM     38.0              41.5    -3.5                       
MEAN             47.8              51.4    -3.6                       
DAYS MAX >= 90      3                                                 
DAYS MAX <= 32     62                                                 
DAYS MIN <= 32    142                                                 
DAYS MIN <= 0      22                                                 

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS          48.32             37.27   11.05                       
DAILY AVG.       0.13              0.10    0.03                       
DAYS >= .01       133                                                 
DAYS >= .10        81                                                 
DAYS >= .50        34                                                 
DAYS >= 1.00       12                                                 
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.96   08/07 TO 08/08                                

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           52.3                                                 
SINCE 7/1        11.9                                                 
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                                                 
DAYS >= TRACE      66                                                 
DAYS >= 1.0        19                                                 
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        17   02/07                                         
 24 HR TOTAL     10.0   02/06 TO 02/06                                

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    7036              6052     984                       
 SINCE 7/1       2654              2336     318                       
COOLING TOTAL     775              1134    -359                       
 SINCE 1/1        775              1134    -359                       
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    45/290    DATE  10/26
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    67/090    DATE  04/17

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM                                      

NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          183
NUMBER OF DAYS PC            102
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         81

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH 
THUNDERSTORM             59     HAIL                       0
SLEET                     2     FOG                      206
FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE    29     HAZE                     107
                                                                    
-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.                                      
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.                                
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.                                       
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.                                          

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