100th Anniversary of The Spring 1913 Blizzard

April Fools!!!
 
 
Actually, it was a pretty nice day on April Fool's Day 1913 with high temperatures topping out in the lower and middle 60s with no rain.  For more information, see below.
 

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...THE MOLINE IL WEATHER HISTORY REPORT FOR... | ...THE DUBUQUE IA WEATHER HISTORY REPORT FOR...
...APRIL FOOL'S DAY... | ...APRIL FOOL'S DAY...
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CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010 | CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1872 TO 2012 | CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1874 TO 2012
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WEATHER OBSERVED % OF | WEATHER OBSERVED % OF
VALUE DATE(S) RECORD | VALUE DATE(S) RECORD
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TEMPERATURE (F) | TEMPERATURE (F)
NORMAL HIGH 56 | NORMAL HIGH 52
NORMAL LOW 35 | NORMAL LOW 33
WARMEST HIGH 85 04/01/2010 | WARMEST HIGH 82 04/01/1946
COLDEST LOW 17 04/01/1899 | COLDEST LOW 17 04/01/1954 +
COLDEST HIGH 27 04/01/1881 | COLDEST HIGH 27 04/01/1899
WARMEST LOW 60 04/01/1946 | WARMEST LOW 53 04/01/2010 +
AVERAGE MAX 53.9 | AVERAGE MAX 50.3
AVERAGE MIN 34.4 | AVERAGE MIN 32.4
MEAN 44.1 | MEAN 41.3
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DAYS MAX 80 - 89 4 2.9% | DAYS MAX 80 - 89 4 2.9%
DAYS MAX 70 - 79 11 7.9% | DAYS MAX 70 - 79 3 2.2%
DAYS MAX 60 - 69 26 18.7% | DAYS MAX 60 - 69 20 14.5%
DAYS MAX 50 - 59 45 32.4% | DAYS MAX 50 - 59 40 29.0%
DAYS MAX 40 - 49 36 25.9% | DAYS MAX 40 - 49 49 35.5%
DAYS MAX 33 - 39 14 10.1% | DAYS MAX 33 - 39 15 10.9%
DAYS MAX 30 - 32 2 1.4% | DAYS MAX 30 - 32 5 3.6%
DAYS MAX 20 - 29 1 0.7% | DAYS MAX 20 - 29 2 1.4%
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DAYS MIN 60 - 69 1 0.7% | DAYS MIN 60 - 69 0 0.0%
DAYS MIN 50 - 59 10 7.2% | DAYS MIN 50 - 59 6 4.3%
DAYS MIN 40 - 49 20 14.4% | DAYS MIN 40 - 49 17 12.3%
DAYS MIN 33 - 39 41 29.5% | DAYS MIN 33 - 39 40 29.0%
DAYS MIN 30 - 32 31 22.3% | DAYS MIN 30 - 32 26 18.8%
DAYS MIN 20 - 29 34 24.5% | DAYS MIN 20 - 29 46 33.3%
DAYS MIN 10 - 19 2 1.4% | DAYS MIN 10 - 19 3 2.2%
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PRECIPITATION (IN) | PRECIPITATION (IN)
NORMAL 0.11 | NORMAL 0.10
GREATEST VALUE 1.38 04/01/1983 + | GREATEST VALUE 1.72 04/01/1959
AVERAGE 0.10 | AVERAGE 0.09
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DAYS = 0.00 67 47.5% | DAYS = 0.00 69 49.6%
DAYS = T 30 21.3% | DAYS = T 21 15.1%
DAYS 0.01 - 0.09 16 11.3% | DAYS 0.01 - 0.09 16 11.5%
DAYS 0.10 - 0.49 18 12.8% | DAYS 0.10 - 0.49 26 18.7%
DAYS 0.50 - 0.99 5 3.5% | DAYS 0.50 - 0.99 6 4.3%
DAYS >= 1.00 5 3.5% | DAYS >= 1.00 1 0.7%
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SNOW/SLEET/HAIL (IN) | SNOW/SLEET/HAIL (IN)
NORMAL 0.1 | NORMAL 0.1
GREATEST VALUE 7.3 04/01/1970 | GREATEST VALUE 4.9 04/01/1962
AVERAGE 0.1 | AVERAGE 0.2
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DAYS = 0.0 106 83.5% | DAYS = 0.0 48 72.7%
DAYS = T 13 10.2% | DAYS = T 9 13.6%
DAYS 0.1 - 0.9 4 3.1% | DAYS 0.1 - 0.9 3 4.5%
DAYS 1.0 - 1.9 1 0.8% | DAYS 1.0 - 1.9 2 3.0%
DAYS 2.0 - 2.9 1 0.8% | DAYS 2.0 - 2.9 3 4.5%
DAYS 3.0 - 3.9 0 0.0% | DAYS 3.0 - 3.9 0 0.0%
DAYS 4.0 - 4.9 1 0.8% | DAYS 4.0 - 4.9 1 1.5%
DAYS 5.0 - 5.9 0 0.0% | DAYS 5.0 - 5.9 0 0.0%
DAYS >= 6.0 1 0.8% | DAYS >= 6.0 0 0.0%
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SNOW DEPTH (IN) | SNOW DEPTH (IN)
GREATEST VALUE 5 04/01/1926 | GREATEST VALUE 4 04/01/1962
AVERAGE T | AVERAGE T
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DAYS = 0 86 88.7% | DAYS = 0 42 72.4%
DAYS = T 8 8.2% | DAYS = T 11 19.0%
DAYS >= 1 3 3.1% | DAYS >= 1 5 8.6%
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DATE TX TN PP SF SD | DATE TX TN PP SF SD
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04/01/2012 78 51 0.00 0.0 0 | 04/01/2012 61 41 0.00 0.0 0
04/01/2011 54 39 0.02 0.0 0 | 04/01/2011 50 32 0.04 T 0
04/01/2010 85 55 0.00 0.0 0 | 04/01/2010 81 53 0.00 0.0 0
04/01/2009 56 36 T T 0 | 04/01/2009 50 32 0.00 0.0 T
04/01/2008 46 30 0.00 0.0 0 | 04/01/2008 44 29 0.00 0.0 0
04/01/2007 55 43 T 0.0 0 | 04/01/2007 50 42 0.04 0.0 0
04/01/2006 48 42 0.00 0.0 0 | 04/01/2006 45 40 0.00 0.0 0
04/01/2005 58 37 0.00 0.0 0 | 04/01/2005 54 35 0.00 0.0 0
04/01/2004 55 36 0.00 0.0 0 | 04/01/2004 51 31 0.00 0.0 0
04/01/2003 84 52 0.00 0.0 0 | 04/01/2003 81 40 0.00 0.0 MM
04/01/2002 35 22 0.68 4.0 0 | 04/01/2002 32 20 0.11 1.2 MM
04/01/2001 52 25 T 0.0 0 | 04/01/2001 46 26 0.00 0.0 MM
04/01/2000 54 45 0.03 0.0 MM | 04/01/2000 49 41 T 0.0 MM
04/01/1999 70 53 0.00 0.0 MM | 04/01/1999 67 53 0.00 0.0 MM
04/01/1998 47 36 0.15 0.0 MM | 04/01/1998 43 35 0.08 T MM
04/01/1997 68 35 0.00 MM MM | 04/01/1997 66 34 0.00 MM MM
04/01/1996 50 27 0.00 0.0 0 | 04/01/1996 46 25 0.00 0.0 0
04/01/1995 50 25 T 0.0 0 | 04/01/1995 47 26 0.00 0.0 0
04/01/1994 72 30 0.00 0.0 0 | 04/01/1994 65 30 0.00 0.0 0
04/01/1993 36 29 0.12 0.7 T | 04/01/1993 32 25 0.33 2.9 3
04/01/1992 40 28 T T 0 | 04/01/1992 35 27 T T T
04/01/1991 58 27 0.00 0.0 0 | 04/01/1991 53 26 0.00 0.0 0
04/01/1990 62 41 0.14 0.0 0 | 04/01/1990 53 33 0.21 0.0 0
04/01/1989 55 25 0.01 0.0 0 | 04/01/1989 43 22 0.15 0.0 0
04/01/1988 53 38 0.00 0.0 0 | 04/01/1988 53 34 0.00 0.0 0
04/01/1987 52 31 T 0.0 0 | 04/01/1987 45 28 T T T
04/01/1986 68 39 0.11 0.0 0 | 04/01/1986 60 45 0.16 0.0 0
04/01/1985 47 31 0.00 0.0 0 | 04/01/1985 43 26 0.00 0.0 T
04/01/1984 56 26 0.00 0.0 0 | 04/01/1984 54 25 0.00 0.0 0
04/01/1983 48 40 1.38 0.0 0 | 04/01/1983 48 37 0.69 0.0 T
04/01/1982 68 32 0.00 0.0 0 | 04/01/1982 62 33 0.00 0.0 0
04/01/1981 64 36 0.00 0.0 0 | 04/01/1981 59 39 0.00 0.0 0
04/01/1980 53 28 0.05 0.0 0 | 04/01/1980 52 31 0.24 0.0 0
04/01/1979 39 32 0.39 0.0 0 | 04/01/1979 35 28 0.38 2.5 0
04/01/1978 64 45 0.00 0.0 0 | 04/01/1978 57 38 0.00 0.0 0
04/01/1977 60 32 0.09 0.0 0 | 04/01/1977 56 32 0.24 0.0 0
04/01/1976 53 33 T 0.0 0 | 04/01/1976 52 33 0.00 0.0 0
04/01/1975 38 31 T T 0 | 04/01/1975 31 24 0.16 1.5 T
04/01/1974 64 37 T 0.0 0 | 04/01/1974 52 31 T 0.0 0
04/01/1973 48 42 0.27 0.0 0 | 04/01/1973 43 39 0.54 0.0 0
04/01/1972 37 28 T T 1 | 04/01/1972 35 22 0.03 0.4 3
04/01/1971 60 34 T 0.0 0 | 04/01/1971 51 28 0.01 0.1 0
04/01/1970 38 31 0.81 7.3 0 | 04/01/1970 36 27 0.29 2.7 0
04/01/1969 67 33 0.08 0.0 0 | 04/01/1969 58 31 0.13 0.0 T
04/01/1968 56 26 0.00 0.0 0 | 04/01/1968 53 22 0.00 0.0 0
04/01/1967 62 53 1.23 0.0 0 | 04/01/1967 65 45 0.04 0.0 0
04/01/1966 56 41 T 0.0 0 | 04/01/1966 54 37 T T 0
04/01/1965 47 35 0.02 0.0 0 | 04/01/1965 40 31 0.04 0.0 2
04/01/1964 52 25 T 0.0 0 | 04/01/1964 47 21 0.00 0.0 1
04/01/1963 81 56 T 0.0 0 | 04/01/1963 68 50 0.08 0.0 0
04/01/1962 40 32 0.03 0.1 T | 04/01/1962 32 27 0.67 4.9 4
04/01/1961 39 24 T T 0 | 04/01/1961 33 23 T T 0
04/01/1960 56 35 0.24 0.0 0 | 04/01/1960 50 33 0.23 0.0 T
04/01/1959 51 35 0.32 0.0 0 | 04/01/1959 45 31 1.72 0.0 T
04/01/1958 59 32 0.06 0.0 0 | 04/01/1958 58 34 0.22 0.0 0
04/01/1957 60 40 0.21 0.0 0 | 04/01/1957 54 38 0.30 0.0 0
04/01/1956 75 40 0.00 0.0 0 | 04/01/1956 69 37 0.49 0.0 0
04/01/1955 69 33 0.00 0.0 0 | 04/01/1955 66 35 0.00 0.0 0
04/01/1954 53 23 0.00 0.0 T | 04/01/1954 48 17 T 0.0 T
04/01/1953 43 40 0.10 0.0 0 | 04/01/1953 41 35 0.15 0.0 0
04/01/1952 60 39 0.00 0.0 0 | 04/01/1952 56 35 0.00 0.0 0
04/01/1951 37 30 0.05 1.4 0 | 04/01/1951 37 28 0.04 0.2 T
04/01/1950 50 35 0.00 0.0 0 | 04/01/1950 46 32 T T 0
04/01/1949 49 35 0.00 0.0 0 | 04/01/1949 48 33 T T 0
04/01/1948 50 32 0.00 0.0 0 | 04/01/1948 48 31 T T 0
04/01/1947 53 33 0.00 0.0 0 | 04/01/1947 50 41 T MM MM
04/01/1946 83 60 0.00 0.0 0 | 04/01/1946 82 51 0.00 MM MM
04/01/1945 68 52 0.10 0.0 0 | 04/01/1945 72 52 0.00 MM MM
04/01/1944 45 30 T 0.0 0 | 04/01/1944 42 28 T MM MM
04/01/1943 68 32 0.00 0.0 MM | 04/01/1943 63 35 0.00 MM MM
04/01/1942 63 28 0.00 0.0 MM | 04/01/1942 60 32 0.00 MM MM
04/01/1941 53 39 T 0.0 MM | 04/01/1941 55 39 0.00 MM MM
04/01/1940 60 37 T 0.0 MM | 04/01/1940 56 35 T MM MM
04/01/1939 47 29 0.00 0.0 MM | 04/01/1939 45 30 0.00 MM MM
04/01/1938 43 30 0.00 0.0 MM | 04/01/1938 36 29 0.00 MM MM
04/01/1937 48 39 0.15 0.0 MM | 04/01/1937 45 32 0.03 MM MM
04/01/1936 33 26 0.23 2.9 1 | 04/01/1936 29 23 0.25 MM MM
04/01/1935 48 31 0.03 T MM | 04/01/1935 39 35 0.05 MM MM
04/01/1934 50 34 0.50 0.0 MM | 04/01/1934 45 36 0.21 MM MM
04/01/1933 60 40 0.19 0.0 MM | 04/01/1933 54 40 T MM MM
04/01/1932 62 33 T 0.0 MM | 04/01/1932 54 33 T MM MM
04/01/1931 48 30 0.00 0.0 T | 04/01/1931 44 30 0.00 MM MM
04/01/1930 48 31 T T 0 | 04/01/1930 40 26 0.16 MM MM
04/01/1929 45 26 0.04 T 0 | 04/01/1929 41 24 0.16 MM MM
04/01/1928 71 41 0.00 0.0 0 | 04/01/1928 67 40 0.00 MM MM
04/01/1927 39 32 1.13 0.5 T | 04/01/1927 37 33 0.70 MM MM
04/01/1926 35 20 0.00 0.0 5 | 04/01/1926 36 22 0.00 MM MM
04/01/1925 66 37 0.00 0.0 0 | 04/01/1925 65 31 0.00 MM MM
04/01/1924 32 26 0.02 0.5 T | 04/01/1924 34 21 0.00 MM MM
04/01/1923 46 28 0.00 0.0 T | 04/01/1923 41 20 0.00 MM MM
04/01/1922 56 34 0.00 0.0 0 | 04/01/1922 52 30 0.00 MM MM
04/01/1921 60 32 0.00 0.0 0 | 04/01/1921 61 28 0.00 MM MM
04/01/1920 70 42 0.39 T 0 | 04/01/1920 65 44 0.69 MM MM
04/01/1919 52 30 0.00 0.0 0 | 04/01/1919 49 28 0.00 MM MM
04/01/1918 72 44 0.00 0.0 0 | 04/01/1918 69 34 0.00 MM MM
04/01/1917 44 34 0.12 T T | 04/01/1917 45 34 0.08 MM MM
04/01/1916 58 38 0.21 0.0 0 | 04/01/1916 56 37 0.00 MM MM
04/01/1915 44 32 0.00 0.0 0 | 04/01/1915 44 33 0.00 MM MM
04/01/1914 50 43 0.00 0.0 0 | 04/01/1914 48 40 T MM MM
04/01/1913 64 41 0.00 0.0 0 | 04/01/1913 60 37 0.00 MM MM
04/01/1912 43 31 0.53 0.0 0 | 04/01/1912 49 31 0.01 MM MM
04/01/1911 42 23 0.00 0.0 0 | 04/01/1911 41 24 0.00 MM MM
04/01/1910 70 44 0.00 0.0 0 | 04/01/1910 71 43 0.00 MM MM
04/01/1909 52 29 0.00 0.0 0 | 04/01/1909 50 27 0.00 MM MM
04/01/1908 47 27 T 0.0 0 | 04/01/1908 42 25 0.04 MM MM
04/01/1907 47 28 0.00 0.0 0 | 04/01/1907 48 26 0.00 MM MM
04/01/1906 51 28 0.00 0.0 0 | 04/01/1906 49 27 0.00 MM MM
04/01/1905 77 43 0.00 0.0 0 | 04/01/1905 69 41 0.00 MM MM
04/01/1904 48 37 0.00 0.0 0 | 04/01/1904 44 39 T MM MM
04/01/1903 76 53 0.00 0.0 0 | 04/01/1903 72 47 0.28 MM MM
04/01/1902 38 31 T T 0 | 04/01/1902 35 31 T MM MM
04/01/1901 46 29 0.00 0.0 0 | 04/01/1901 46 26 0.00 MM MM
04/01/1900 57 37 0.04 0.0 MM | 04/01/1900 52 31 0.00 MM MM
04/01/1899 32 17 T T MM | 04/01/1899 27 17 T MM MM
04/01/1898 51 36 T 0.0 MM | 04/01/1898 49 35 T MM MM
04/01/1897 48 34 1.31 0.0 MM | 04/01/1897 48 40 0.01 MM MM
04/01/1896 59 26 T 0.0 MM | 04/01/1896 33 24 0.22 MM MM
04/01/1895 38 32 0.01 0.0 MM | 04/01/1895 40 30 0.20 0.0 MM
04/01/1894 47 30 0.00 0.0 MM | 04/01/1894 46 34 0.00 0.0 MM
04/01/1893 53 38 0.00 0.0 MM | 04/01/1893 52 37 0.00 MM MM
04/01/1892 66 56 0.89 0.0 MM | 04/01/1892 66 53 0.26 MM MM
04/01/1891 49 37 T 0.0 MM | 04/01/1891 42 34 0.00 MM MM
04/01/1890 47 27 0.00 0.0 MM | 04/01/1890 46 26 0.00 MM MM
04/01/1889 55 31 0.00 0.0 MM | 04/01/1889 58 28 0.00 MM MM
04/01/1888 61 34 0.00 0.0 MM | 04/01/1888 55 34 0.00 MM MM
04/01/1887 55 32 0.00 0.0 MM | 04/01/1887 49 24 T MM MM
04/01/1886 37 21 T T MM | 04/01/1886 38 23 0.00 MM MM
04/01/1885 59 39 0.00 0.0 MM | 04/01/1885 56 32 0.00 MM MM
04/01/1884 64 32 0.13 MM MM | 04/01/1884 51 36 0.95 MM MM
04/01/1883 44 26 T MM MM | 04/01/1883 43 26 0.00 MM MM
04/01/1882 78 50 T MM MM | 04/01/1882 81 44 0.11 MM MM
04/01/1881 27 18 0.00 MM MM | 04/01/1881 30 18 0.00 MM MM
04/01/1880 56 36 0.00 MM MM | 04/01/1880 58 32 0.00 MM MM
04/01/1879 44 33 0.00 MM MM | 04/01/1879 42 31 0.00 MM MM
04/01/1878 56 40 0.00 MM MM | 04/01/1878 58 38 0.00 MM MM
04/01/1877 57 28 0.01 MM MM | 04/01/1877 55 27 0.30 MM MM
04/01/1876 42 30 0.00 MM MM | 04/01/1876 41 28 0.00 MM MM
04/01/1875 51 33 T MM MM | 04/01/1875 39 32 0.09 MM MM
04/01/1874 42 21 0.00 MM MM | 04/01/1874 MM MM 0.00 MM MM
04/01/1873 MM MM 1.38 MM MM | 04/01/1873 MM MM MM MM MM
04/01/1872 MM MM 0.00 MM MM | 04/01/1872 MM MM MM MM MM
 


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