National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Heavy precipitation for parts of the Pacific Northwest

Moisture will continue to stream into the Pacific Northwest for the next several days. Heavy rain will continue along the coast, while heavy snow will impact the highest elevations of the Cascades. In the northern Plains and Upper Great Lakes, more arctic air will bring periods of snow, blustery winds and cold wind chills. Light snow is also possible in New England and the Ohio Valley. Read More >

Climate/Almanac Data   -    Feb Normals     -     Feb Records
 
FEBRUARY
 

 Site
 
(Click site name for report)

Avg
Temp
Normal Dept
From
Norm
Precip
Total
Normal Dept
From
Norm
Snowfall
Total
Normal Dept
From
Norm
  Burlington 32.1° 30.1° +2.0° 0.84" 1.62" -0.78" NA 6.5" NA
  Cedar Rapids 29.5° 24.4° +5.1° 0.23" 1.22" -0.99" NA 6.9" NA
  Davenport 30.2° 26.1° +4.1° 0.38" 1.34" -0.96" 2.6" NA NA
  Dubuque 27.1° 23.7° +3.4° 0.62" 1.44" -0.82" 7.6" 9.0" -1.4"
  Iowa City 30.7° 26.3° +4.4° 0.38" 1.24" -0.86" NA NA NA
  Moline 31.8° 27.0° +4.8° 0.89" 1.60" -0.71" 6.3" 6.8" -0.5"
The ranking is listed in parentheses (__) when within the "Top 10".
 
   February 2016 was about 2 to 5 degrees above normal.
   Precipitation totals for February 2016 were about 0.75 to 1.00 inches below normal.
   Snowfall totals for February 2016 were about normal to 4 inches below normal.
   Please see Feb Records for monthly record information.
 
 
The climate maps below are courtesy of the Midwest Regional Climate Center.
These maps become available around 10am on the first of the month.
 
Average
Temperature
Average
Temperature
Departure from Mean
Accumulated
Precipitation
Accumulated
Precipitation
Percent of Mean
Accumulated
Snowfall
Accumulated
Snowfall
Percent of Mean
NA NA NA NA NA NA
 
 
 
 
 
 
Climate/Almanac Data   -   Winter Normals     -     Winter Records
 
WINTER
(DEC-FEB)
 

 Site
 (Click site name for report courtesy of the
   Iowa Environmental Mesonet.)

Avg
Temp
Normal Dept
From
Norm
Precip
Total
Normal Dept
From
Norm
Snowfall
Total
Normal Dept
From
Norm
  Burlington 32.2° 28.3° +3.9° (9th) 5.89" 4.95" +0.94" NA 20.7" NA
  Cedar Rapids 28.7° 22.4° +6.3° (3rd) 4.67" 3.56" +1.11" NA 20.9" NA
  Davenport 30.0° 24.1° +5.9° 5.22" 4.26" +0.96" 8.5" NA NA
  Dubuque 26.8° 21.7° +5.1° 5.27" 4.45" +0.82" 19.7" 30.8" -11.1"
  Iowa City 30.0° 24.5° +5.5° 4.22" 3.68" +0.54" NA NA NA
  Moline 31.5° 25.4° +6.1° (8th) 5.53" 5.27" +0.26" 11.3" 25.5" -14.2"
The ranking is listed in parentheses (__) when within the "Top 10".
 
   Winter 2015-2016 was about 4 to 6 degrees above normal.
   Precipitation totals for Winter 2015-2016 were around 0.25 to 1 inch above normal.
   Snowfall totals for Winter 2015-2016 were around 12 to 14 inches below normal.
   Please see Winter Records for seasonal record information.
 
 
The climate maps below are courtesy of the Midwest Regional Climate Center.
 
Average
Temperature
Average
Temperature
Departure from Mean
Accumulated
Precipitation
Accumulated
Precipitation
Percent of Mean
Accumulated
Snowfall
Accumulated
Snowfall
Percent of Mean
NA NA NA NA NA NA