Although Rare, March 2014 will "Roar in like a Lion"!

Moline, IL

If we consider "March coming in like a lion" equivalent to recording measurable rain on March 1st, it has only done so in Moline 30.3% of the time.

Looking at snow storms with an inch or more of snow, March has "come in like a lion" in Moline only 6.3% of the time.

With 2 to 3 inches of snow expected by midnight tonight, it looks like March 2014 really will "come in like a lion"!

Of note, Moline has only seen over 2" of snow on March 1 three times!!!

For more Moline, IL March 1st climate data, read on.

Dubuque, IA

If we consider "March coming in like a lion" equivalent to recording measurable rain on March 1st, it has only done so in Dubuque 27.1% of the time.

Looking at snow storms with an inch or more of snow, March has "come in like a lion" in Dubuque only 6.0% of the time.

With 2 to 3 inches of snow expected by midnight tonight, it looks like March 2014 really will "come in like a lion"!

Of note, Dubuque has only seen over 2" of snow on March 1 one time!!!

For more Dubuque, IA March 1st climate data, read on.
 
 
 
   
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...THE MOLINE IL WEATHER HISTORY REPORT FOR... | ...THE DUBUQUE IA WEATHER HISTORY REPORT FOR...
...MARCH 1... | ...MARCH 1...
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CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010 | CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1872 TO 2013 | CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1874 TO 2013
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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 41 | NORMAL HIGH 37
NORMAL LOW 24 | NORMAL LOW 21
WARMEST HIGH 72 03/01/1992 | WARMEST HIGH 63 03/01/1992 +
COLDEST LOW -13 03/01/1962 | COLDEST LOW -20 03/01/1962
COLDEST HIGH 10 03/01/1962 | COLDEST HIGH 8 03/01/1962
WARMEST LOW 43 03/01/2004 + | WARMEST LOW 38 03/01/2004 +
AVERAGE MAX 40.3 | AVERAGE MAX 36.5
AVERAGE MIN 22.7 | AVERAGE MIN 19.9
MEAN 31.5 | MEAN 28.2
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DAYS MAX 70 - 79 1 0.7% | DAYS MAX 70 - 79 0 0.0%
DAYS MAX 60 - 69 7 5.0% | DAYS MAX 60 - 69 3 2.2%
DAYS MAX 50 - 59 20 14.3% | DAYS MAX 50 - 59 15 10.8%
DAYS MAX 40 - 49 49 35.0% | DAYS MAX 40 - 49 30 21.6%
DAYS MAX 33 - 39 28 20.0% | DAYS MAX 33 - 39 42 30.2%
DAYS MAX 30 - 32 12 8.6% | DAYS MAX 30 - 32 16 11.5%
DAYS MAX 20 - 29 18 12.9% | DAYS MAX 20 - 29 24 17.3%
DAYS MAX 10 - 19 5 3.6% | DAYS MAX 10 - 19 8 5.8%
DAYS MAX 0 - 9 0 0.0% | DAYS MAX 0 - 9 1 0.7%
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DAYS MIN 40 - 49 3 2.1% | DAYS MIN 40 - 49 0 0.0%
DAYS MIN 33 - 39 20 14.3% | DAYS MIN 33 - 39 9 6.5%
DAYS MIN 30 - 32 17 12.1% | DAYS MIN 30 - 32 23 16.5%
DAYS MIN 20 - 29 52 37.1% | DAYS MIN 20 - 29 50 36.0%
DAYS MIN 10 - 19 32 22.9% | DAYS MIN 10 - 19 31 22.3%
DAYS MIN 0 - 9 13 9.3% | DAYS MIN 0 - 9 20 14.4%
DAYS MIN -9 - -1 2 1.4% | DAYS MIN -9 - -1 5 3.6%
DAYS MIN -19 - -10 1 0.7% | DAYS MIN -19 - -10 0 0.0%
DAYS MIN -29 - -20 0 0.0% | DAYS MIN -29 - -20 1 0.7%
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PRECIPITATION (IN) | PRECIPITATION (IN)
NORMAL 0.09 | NORMAL 0.07
GREATEST VALUE 1.01 03/01/1991 | GREATEST VALUE 1.12 03/01/1932
AVERAGE 0.05 | AVERAGE 0.05
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DAYS = 0.00 73 51.4% | DAYS = 0.00 80 57.1%
DAYS = T 26 18.3% | DAYS = T 22 15.7%
DAYS 0.01 - 0.09 26 18.3% | DAYS 0.01 - 0.09 17 12.1%
DAYS 0.10 - 0.49 14 9.9% | DAYS 0.10 - 0.49 18 12.9%
DAYS 0.50 - 0.99 2 1.4% | DAYS 0.50 - 0.99 2 1.4%
DAYS >= 1.00 1 0.7% | DAYS >= 1.00 1 0.7%
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SNOW/SLEET/HAIL (IN) | SNOW/SLEET/HAIL (IN)
NORMAL 0.2 | NORMAL 0.3
GREATEST VALUE 4.9 03/01/1948 | GREATEST VALUE 3.5 03/01/2002
AVERAGE 0.2 | AVERAGE 0.1
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DAYS = 0.0 88 68.8% | DAYS = 0.0 51 76.1%
DAYS = T 20 15.6% | DAYS = T 5 7.5%
DAYS 0.1 - 0.9 12 9.4% | DAYS 0.1 - 0.9 7 10.4%
DAYS 1.0 - 1.9 5 3.9% | DAYS 1.0 - 1.9 3 4.5%
DAYS 2.0 - 2.9 1 0.8% | DAYS 2.0 - 2.9 0 0.0%
DAYS 3.0 - 3.9 1 0.8% | DAYS 3.0 - 3.9 1 1.5%
DAYS 4.0 - 4.9 1 0.8% | DAYS 4.0 - 4.9 0 0.0%
DAYS 5.0 - 5.9 0 0.0% | DAYS 5.0 - 5.9 0 0.0%
DAYS >= 6.0 0 0.0% | DAYS >= 6.0 0 0.0%
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SNOW DEPTH (IN) | SNOW DEPTH (IN)
GREATEST VALUE 9 03/01/1960 | GREATEST VALUE 22 03/01/1962
AVERAGE 1 | AVERAGE 3
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DAYS = 0 57 57.6% | DAYS = 0 16 28.6%
DAYS = T 20 20.2% | DAYS = T 17 30.4%
DAYS >= 1 22 22.2% | DAYS >= 1 23 41.1%
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DATE TX TN PP SF SD | DATE TX TN PP SF SD
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03/01/2013 31 26 0.02 0.5 8 | 03/01/2013 27 15 T T 6
03/01/2012 45 34 0.00 0.0 0 | 03/01/2012 37 31 0.00 0.0 T
03/01/2011 47 21 0.00 0.0 0 | 03/01/2011 42 20 0.00 0.0 0
03/01/2010 38 26 0.00 0.0 3 | 03/01/2010 36 24 0.00 0.0 4
03/01/2009 27 15 0.00 0.0 0 | 03/01/2009 22 11 0.00 0.0 0
03/01/2008 39 22 0.00 0.0 3 | 03/01/2008 32 9 0.00 0.0 13
03/01/2007 50 29 0.93 1.0 2 | 03/01/2007 39 28 0.49 0.4 4
03/01/2006 54 33 0.00 0.0 0 | 03/01/2006 44 30 0.00 0.0 T
03/01/2005 30 19 0.01 0.2 1 | 03/01/2005 27 16 0.00 0.0 MM
03/01/2004 62 43 0.01 0.0 0 | 03/01/2004 57 38 0.26 0.0 0
03/01/2003 37 23 T T 0 | 03/01/2003 33 21 0.01 0.1 MM
03/01/2002 31 18 0.30 3.3 1 | 03/01/2002 23 14 0.35 3.5 MM
03/01/2001 33 16 0.01 0.1 T | 03/01/2001 30 15 0.00 0.0 MM
03/01/2000 49 35 0.05 0.0 0 | 03/01/2000 47 31 0.00 0.0 MM
03/01/1999 49 27 0.00 0.0 MM | 03/01/1999 43 26 0.00 0.0 MM
03/01/1998 34 29 0.08 1.2 MM | 03/01/1998 33 27 0.04 0.8 MM
03/01/1997 58 32 0.03 MM MM | 03/01/1997 44 30 0.01 MM MM
03/01/1996 37 16 0.00 0.0 0 | 03/01/1996 31 15 T MM MM
03/01/1995 23 10 0.00 0.0 0 | 03/01/1995 19 4 0.00 0.0 0
03/01/1994 36 20 0.00 0.0 8 | 03/01/1994 27 15 0.00 0.0 12
03/01/1993 46 25 0.00 0.0 4 | 03/01/1993 38 20 0.00 0.0 5
03/01/1992 72 42 0.00 0.0 0 | 03/01/1992 63 38 0.00 0.0 0
03/01/1991 54 43 1.01 0.0 0 | 03/01/1991 46 37 0.78 0.0 T
03/01/1990 45 19 0.00 0.0 T | 03/01/1990 43 20 0.00 0.0 T
03/01/1989 24 5 T T 3 | 03/01/1989 19 6 T T 1
03/01/1988 56 24 0.00 0.0 0 | 03/01/1988 48 26 T 0.0 0
03/01/1987 41 31 0.18 0.1 0 | 03/01/1987 37 29 0.21 1.0 T
03/01/1986 41 17 0.00 0.0 T | 03/01/1986 35 9 0.00 0.0 6
03/01/1985 55 35 0.19 0.0 0 | 03/01/1985 54 35 0.09 0.0 T
03/01/1984 41 20 0.00 0.0 0 | 03/01/1984 39 20 0.00 0.0 T
03/01/1983 60 27 0.00 0.0 0 | 03/01/1983 55 33 0.00 0.0 0
03/01/1982 45 30 0.00 0.0 0 | 03/01/1982 39 27 0.00 0.0 MM
03/01/1981 42 28 0.00 0.0 0 | 03/01/1981 43 27 0.00 0.0 0
03/01/1980 19 6 0.00 0.0 1 | 03/01/1980 23 2 0.00 0.0 2
03/01/1979 37 33 0.00 0.0 8 | 03/01/1979 36 30 T T 12
03/01/1978 28 12 0.00 0.0 2 | 03/01/1978 22 7 0.00 0.0 7
03/01/1977 37 18 0.00 0.0 0 | 03/01/1977 34 16 0.00 0.0 0
03/01/1976 41 33 0.18 0.0 0 | 03/01/1976 32 28 0.12 0.0 T
03/01/1975 23 8 0.00 0.0 2 | 03/01/1975 17 7 0.00 0.0 8
03/01/1974 43 24 0.00 0.0 0 | 03/01/1974 37 22 0.00 0.0 T
03/01/1973 46 39 0.38 0.0 0 | 03/01/1973 40 37 0.13 0.0 T
03/01/1972 56 16 0.36 T 0 | 03/01/1972 35 9 0.35 0.3 T
03/01/1971 38 27 0.02 0.2 T | 03/01/1971 29 20 0.00 0.0 2
03/01/1970 44 31 0.07 T 0 | 03/01/1970 34 27 0.04 0.4 2
03/01/1969 42 23 0.00 0.0 0 | 03/01/1969 37 22 0.00 0.0 1
03/01/1968 54 15 0.00 0.0 0 | 03/01/1968 53 12 0.00 0.0 0
03/01/1967 38 20 0.00 0.0 T | 03/01/1967 34 16 0.00 0.0 3
03/01/1966 50 29 0.00 0.0 0 | 03/01/1966 48 27 0.00 0.0 0
03/01/1965 58 32 0.04 0.0 0 | 03/01/1965 50 32 0.35 0.0 0
03/01/1964 55 36 0.03 0.0 0 | 03/01/1964 55 30 0.00 0.0 0
03/01/1963 34 10 0.00 0.0 T | 03/01/1963 34 7 0.00 0.0 1
03/01/1962 10 -13 0.00 0.0 6 | 03/01/1962 8 -20 0.00 0.0 22
03/01/1961 46 26 0.00 0.0 0 | 03/01/1961 39 28 0.01 0.1 T
03/01/1960 23 -4 0.00 0.0 9 | 03/01/1960 20 -5 0.00 0.0 17
03/01/1959 47 26 0.00 0.0 0 | 03/01/1959 35 20 0.00 0.0 6
03/01/1958 37 31 0.04 0.5 0 | 03/01/1958 32 26 0.10 1.3 T
03/01/1957 43 27 0.00 0.0 0 | 03/01/1957 37 25 T T 0
03/01/1956 61 37 T 0.0 0 | 03/01/1956 53 32 0.00 0.0 T
03/01/1955 48 32 0.00 0.0 0 | 03/01/1955 42 29 0.00 0.0 0
03/01/1954 45 19 T T T | 03/01/1954 44 19 0.00 0.0 T
03/01/1953 31 19 T T 0 | 03/01/1953 28 14 0.00 0.0 0
03/01/1952 38 22 T T 0 | 03/01/1952 34 14 T T T
03/01/1951 40 25 0.00 0.0 0 | 03/01/1951 31 19 0.00 0.0 T
03/01/1950 27 7 T 0.1 T | 03/01/1950 23 3 0.03 0.3 4
03/01/1949 35 11 0.00 0.0 0 | 03/01/1949 31 9 0.00 0.0 2
03/01/1948 30 26 0.35 4.9 3 | 03/01/1948 31 24 0.17 1.7 1
03/01/1947 26 18 0.10 1.4 1 | 03/01/1947 30 21 0.02 MM MM
03/01/1946 45 30 0.07 T 0 | 03/01/1946 49 31 0.17 MM MM
03/01/1945 50 31 T 0.0 T | 03/01/1945 48 30 0.00 MM MM
03/01/1944 40 20 0.00 0.0 0 | 03/01/1944 40 21 0.00 MM MM
03/01/1943 32 5 T T MM | 03/01/1943 27 0 T MM MM
03/01/1942 42 19 0.00 0.0 MM | 03/01/1942 43 21 0.00 MM MM
03/01/1941 39 17 0.00 0.0 MM | 03/01/1941 38 17 0.00 MM MM
03/01/1940 40 25 0.00 0.0 MM | 03/01/1940 37 31 0.00 MM MM
03/01/1939 29 10 0.00 0.0 MM | 03/01/1939 26 8 0.00 MM MM
03/01/1938 56 30 T 0.0 MM | 03/01/1938 55 30 T MM MM
03/01/1937 40 20 0.00 0.0 MM | 03/01/1937 39 18 T MM MM
03/01/1936 40 26 T 0.0 T | 03/01/1936 37 23 T MM MM
03/01/1935 53 31 0.00 0.0 MM | 03/01/1935 47 22 0.00 MM MM
03/01/1934 39 25 T 0.0 MM | 03/01/1934 36 28 T MM MM
03/01/1933 48 23 0.00 0.0 MM | 03/01/1933 45 29 0.00 MM MM
03/01/1932 44 33 0.70 0.0 MM | 03/01/1932 41 31 1.12 MM MM
03/01/1931 39 25 0.00 0.0 0 | 03/01/1931 34 20 0.00 MM MM
03/01/1930 38 18 T T T | 03/01/1930 32 15 0.02 MM MM
03/01/1929 34 26 0.04 0.4 T | 03/01/1929 31 23 0.18 MM MM
03/01/1928 40 22 T T 0 | 03/01/1928 35 20 T MM MM
03/01/1927 30 21 T T 0 | 03/01/1927 27 18 T MM MM
03/01/1926 42 18 T T 0 | 03/01/1926 40 12 T MM MM
03/01/1925 31 4 T T 0 | 03/01/1925 28 0 0.00 MM MM
03/01/1924 40 29 0.00 0.0 T | 03/01/1924 39 27 0.00 MM MM
03/01/1923 63 27 0.00 0.0 0 | 03/01/1923 63 26 0.00 MM MM
03/01/1922 23 13 0.08 1.4 3 | 03/01/1922 19 11 0.10 MM MM
03/01/1921 62 31 T 0.0 0 | 03/01/1921 55 30 T MM MM
03/01/1920 49 18 0.00 0.0 0 | 03/01/1920 38 18 0.00 MM MM
03/01/1919 29 1 0.00 0.0 T | 03/01/1919 21 -4 0.00 MM MM
03/01/1918 40 14 0.00 0.0 T | 03/01/1918 39 10 0.00 MM MM
03/01/1917 27 14 0.00 0.0 0 | 03/01/1917 26 8 0.00 MM MM
03/01/1916 28 21 0.09 1.4 1 | 03/01/1916 26 16 0.08 MM MM
03/01/1915 41 23 0.00 0.0 0 | 03/01/1915 39 22 0.00 MM MM
03/01/1914 22 5 0.00 0.0 T | 03/01/1914 19 4 0.00 MM MM
03/01/1913 23 1 T T 7 | 03/01/1913 21 -3 0.02 MM MM
03/01/1912 17 2 0.00 0.0 7 | 03/01/1912 14 -5 0.00 MM MM
03/01/1911 48 23 0.00 0.0 0 | 03/01/1911 38 22 0.00 MM MM
03/01/1910 42 30 T 0.0 T | 03/01/1910 45 29 0.01 MM MM
03/01/1909 57 34 0.00 0.0 0 | 03/01/1909 49 31 0.00 MM MM
03/01/1908 36 32 0.03 0.0 T | 03/01/1908 33 28 0.01 MM MM
03/01/1907 44 26 0.14 0.0 0 | 03/01/1907 41 23 0.19 MM MM
03/01/1906 50 34 T 0.0 0 | 03/01/1906 47 31 0.01 MM MM
03/01/1905 40 33 0.00 0.0 T | 03/01/1905 38 29 0.00 MM MM
03/01/1904 45 32 0.00 0.0 0 | 03/01/1904 44 32 T MM MM
03/01/1903 35 13 T T 0 | 03/01/1903 35 11 T MM MM
03/01/1902 36 23 0.01 T T | 03/01/1902 36 23 0.03 MM MM
03/01/1901 42 26 0.00 0.0 1 | 03/01/1901 43 20 0.00 MM MM
03/01/1900 29 13 T T MM | 03/01/1900 30 11 T MM MM
03/01/1899 33 11 T T MM | 03/01/1899 29 4 T MM MM
03/01/1898 32 26 0.21 2.5 MM | 03/01/1898 32 25 0.35 MM MM
03/01/1897 36 25 T 0.0 MM | 03/01/1897 31 19 0.00 MM MM
03/01/1896 34 25 0.01 0.1 MM | 03/01/1896 32 24 0.00 0.0 MM
03/01/1895 34 26 T T MM | 03/01/1895 50 32 0.00 0.0 MM
03/01/1894 54 31 0.00 0.0 MM | 03/01/1894 53 32 0.00 0.0 MM
03/01/1893 38 22 0.00 0.0 MM | 03/01/1893 36 20 0.00 MM MM
03/01/1892 40 26 0.00 0.0 MM | 03/01/1892 34 21 0.00 MM MM
03/01/1891 20 6 0.03 0.3 MM | 03/01/1891 20 1 0.00 MM MM
03/01/1890 14 -8 0.00 0.0 MM | 03/01/1890 12 -9 0.00 MM MM
03/01/1889 48 31 0.24 0.4 MM | 03/01/1889 52 32 0.00 MM MM
03/01/1888 56 35 0.03 0.0 MM | 03/01/1888 39 32 0.79 MM MM
03/01/1887 61 34 0.00 0.0 MM | 03/01/1887 55 30 0.00 MM MM
03/01/1886 23 16 0.02 0.2 MM | 03/01/1886 21 11 T MM MM
03/01/1885 41 29 0.00 0.0 MM | 03/01/1885 37 29 T MM MM
03/01/1884 30 9 0.19 MM MM | 03/01/1884 23 11 0.39 MM MM
03/01/1883 58 37 0.00 MM MM | 03/01/1883 51 32 0.00 MM MM
03/01/1882 62 39 0.00 MM MM | 03/01/1882 61 33 0.00 MM MM
03/01/1881 30 7 0.00 MM MM | 03/01/1881 23 7 0.00 MM MM
03/01/1880 42 24 0.00 MM MM | 03/01/1880 43 16 0.00 MM MM
03/01/1879 42 23 0.00 MM MM | 03/01/1879 43 18 0.00 MM MM
03/01/1878 58 38 0.24 MM MM | 03/01/1878 55 37 0.08 MM MM
03/01/1877 46 34 0.08 MM MM | 03/01/1877 45 33 0.21 MM MM
03/01/1876 30 18 0.35 MM MM | 03/01/1876 30 18 0.00 MM MM
03/01/1875 19 13 0.02 MM MM | 03/01/1875 18 9 0.20 MM MM
03/01/1874 41 36 0.01 MM MM | 03/01/1874 MM MM 0.04 MM MM
03/01/1873 MM MM 0.07 MM MM | 03/01/1873 MM MM MM MM MM
03/01/1872 MM MM 0.00 MM MM | 03/01/1872 MM MM MM MM MM
 
 


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