Climate Reports: September

Average
Temperature
Average Temperature
Departure from Mean
Accumulated
Precipitation
Accumulated Precipitation
Percent of Mean
 Climate maps courtesy of the Midwest Regional Climate Center
Highlights
  • Above normal temperatures were found at all climate sites during the month of September.  A warm stretch of temperatures occurred during the early part of the month where several records were tied or broken.  A cold stretch of temperatures also occurred during the middle of the month. 
  • Below normal precipiation were reported during the month with all sites 1-2 inches below normal values.
  • List of Records Broken:
    • Moline
      • Record high temperature of 99 degrees on September 9th ties previous record set in 1933.
      • Record high temperature of 97 degrees on September 10th breaks previous record of 95 degrees set back in 1983.
      • Record high temperature of 93 degress on September 19th ties previous record set it 1948.
      • Record low temperaure of 39 degrees on September 14th ties previous record set in 1974.
    • Cedar Rapids
      • Record high temperature of 99 degrees on September 9th breaks previous record of 98 degrees set back in 1955.
    • Burlington
      • Record high temperature of 100 degrees on September 9th ties previous record set in 1912.
      • Record high temperature of 98 degrees on September 10th breaks previous record of 97 degrees set back in 1933.
      • Record high temperature of 94 degrees on September 19th ties previous record set in 1948.

 Site (Click for report)

Average
Temperature
Depature
From Normal
Precipitation
Total
Departure
From Normal
  Burlington 69.4° 2.0° 1.20" -2.32"
  Cedar Rapids 66.9° 4.1° 2.19" -0.97"
  Davenport 66.8° 3.5° 1.62" -1.44"
  Dubuque 64.4° 2.4° 2.37" -1.09"
  Iowa City
68.7° 4.5° 1.93" -1.46"
  Moline 67.8° 2.4° 0.96" -2.13"

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