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MAY
 

 Site (Click site name for report)

Avg
Temp
Norm Dept
From
Norm
Precip
Total
Norm Dept
From
Norm
  Burlington 64.4° 63.7° 0.7° 4.64" 4.85" -0.21"
  Cedar Rapids 61.6° 60.1° 1.5° 3.63" 4.15" -0.52"
  Davenport 63.1° 60.8° 2.3° 5.32" 4.25" 1.07"
  Dubuque 60.0° 58.8° 1.2° 5.78" 4.19" 1.59"
  Iowa City 62.6° 61.4° 1.2° 4.64" 4.21" 0.43"
  Moline 63.5° 61.8° 1.7° 3.64" 4.32" -0.68"
The ranking is listed in parentheses (__) when within the "Top 10".
 
   May 2015 was about 0.5 to 2.5 degrees above normal.
   Precipitation totals for May 2015 were about 0.5 inches below normal to 1.5 inches above normal.
   Please see May 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
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Spring
(MAR-MAY)
 

 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 53.1° 53.0° 0.1° 6.54" 11.40" -4.86" NA 2.0" NA
  Cedar Rapids 49.6° 48.6° 1.0° 7.87" 9.30" -1.43" NA 4.1" NA
  Davenport 50.2° 49.8° 0.4° 8.07" 10.28" -2.21" 0.3" NA NA
  Dubuque 48.0° 47.4° 0.6° 8.48" 10.26" -1.78" 4.1" 8.3" -4.2"
  Iowa City 50.7° 50.3° 0.4° 8.27" 9.93" -1.66" NA NA NA
  Moline 51.1° 50.8° 0.3° 6.01" 10.77" -4.76" 0.1" 4.9" -4.8"
 
   Spring 2015 was about normal to 1 degree above normal.
   Precipitation totals for Spring 2015 were about 1.5 to 5 inches below normal.
   Snowfall totals for Spring 2015 were about 4 to 5 inches below normal.
   Please see Spring Records for seasonal 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