August 2011 recap

Another hot and dry month occurred across eastern Iowa, northwest Illinois, and extreme northeast Missouri in August. Most locations received at least two inches below normal precipitation for the month. Below is the listing of rainfall and normal monthly rainfall in August for our climate sites in our area. 

                                  Actual             Normal           

Burlington                   0.44”               4.27”  

Cedar Rapids               0.95”               4.48”

Davenport                   2.80”               N/A

Dubuque                     3.30”               4.40”

Iowa City                    1.25”               4.50”

Moline                         3.01”               4.52”

Several locations are experiencing drought conditions across southeast Iowa and western Illinois.  Click here to access our drought page.

Individual August 2011 Climate Summaries:

Burlington, Cedar Rapids, Dubuque, Davenport, Iowa City, Moline

Individual Summer 2011 (Jun-Aug) Climate Summaries:

Burlington, Cedar Rapids, Dubuque, Davenport, Iowa City, Moline

 For additional climate information:

NWS Quad Cities Climate Page:
NOAA Midwest Regional Climate Center:

Illinois State Climatologist Office:

Iowa State Climatoligist Office:

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