March 2012: Warmest March on Record in Dubuque, IA and Moline, IL

 

MARCH 2012 CLIMATE REPORTS
Burlington
Cedar Rapids
Davenport
Dubuque
Iowa City
Moline

 


PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
421 PM CDT SUN APR 1 2012


...RECORD WARMEST MARCH FOR DUBUQUE IA AND MOLINE IL...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR DUBUQUE FOR MARCH 2012 WAS 50.2 DEGREES.
THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 47.7 DEGREES SET IN 1910.

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR MOLINE FOR MARCH 2012 WAS 53.3 DEGREES.
THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 49.8 DEGREES SET IN 1910.


DUBUQUE / MOLINE
WARMEST MARCH / WARMEST MARCH
AVG TEMPS / AVG TEMPS
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1 2012 50.2 / 1 2012 53.3
2 1910 47.7 / 2 1910 49.8
3 1878 47.1 / 3 1945 48.8
4 1945 47.0 / 4 1878 48.2
5 1946 45.9 / 5 1946 48.0
6 1938 42.8 / 6 1973 45.4
7 2000 42.3 / 7 1938 44.8
1973 42.3 / 1921 44.8
9 1918 41.6 / 1918 44.8
10 1977 41.5 / 10 1907 43.7

BELOW IS A LIST OF RECORD EVENTS DURING MARCH 2012.  A TOTAL OF 44 RECORDS WERE ESTABLISHED. 
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MARCH 14 MARCH 15 MARCH 16 MARCH 17 MARCH 18 MARCH 19 MARCH 20
RECORD HIGHS RECORD HIGHS RECORD HIGHS RECORD HIGHS RECORD HIGHS RECORD HIGHS RECORD HIGHS

BURLINGTON: 79 76/1995 **81 77/1995 NA 82/1945 82 78/1903 82 80/1918 81 79/1921 80 78/1921
CEDAR RAPIDS: T75 75/1995 79 76/1995 *82 79/1945 82 77/1966 82 79/1918 81 80/1921 77 76/1938+
DUBUQUE: 75 72/1995 78 71/1935 T78 78/1945 *81 78/1894 80 77/1918 NA 77/1921 80 77/1921
MOLINE: 78 77/1995 **81 77/1995 T82 82/1945 82 78/1894 83 76/1918 79 78/1921+ 82 77/1921

* = RECORD EARLIEST 80° HIGH IN CEDAR RAPIDS 3/16/2012 (PREVIOUSLY 3/19/1921...80°)
* = RECORD EARLIEST 80° HIGH IN DUBUQUE 3/17/2012 (PREVIOUSLY 3/21/1938...81°)
** = SECOND EARLIEST 80° HIGH IN MOLINE & BURLINGTON (RECORD
EARLIEST 80° AT BOTH SITES WAS ON 3/12/1990...80°)
T = TIED
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3/15 RECORD 3/16 RECORD 3/17 RECORD 3/18 RECORD 3/19 RECORD 3/20 RECORD
WARM LOWS WARM LOWS WARM LOWS WARM LOWS WARM LOWS WARM LOWS

DUBUQUE: 54 48/1946 52 46/1930 56 51/1894 54 49/1894 60 49/1910 57 42/1910
MOLINE: 57 51/1946+ 52 51/1927 56 54/1894 58 52/1894
NA 63/1921 54 48/1918

3/21 RECORD 3/22 RECORD 3/23 RECORD
WARM LOWS WARM LOWS WARM LOWS

DUBUQUE: 56 52/1938
60 49/1907 54 51/1936
MOLINE:
55 54/1894 58 56/1907 NA 52/1936

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For the latest Record Event Reports see the links below.

To see the Burlington/Cedar Rapids report, you may need to click on "Previous Version: ".

(RERDAV) Record Event Reports for Burlington and Cedar Rapids
(RERDBQ) Record Event Reports for Dubuque
(RERMLI) R
ecord Event Reports for Moline

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