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.
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:
Individual Summer 2011 (Jun-Aug) Climate Summaries:
Illinois State Climatologist Office: http://www.isws.illinois.edu/atmos/statecli/index.htm
Iowa State Climatoligist Office: http://www.iowaagriculture.gov/climatology/climateMaps.asp