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Active Weather Pattern Continues for the Northwestern U.S.

A series of Pacific storm systems will bring periods of locally heavy rain, gusty winds, and mountain snow to portions of Washington and Oregon for the next couple days. In addition, much of the northwestern U.S. and Intermountain West will experience strong winds from these storm systems, particularly in Sierra Nevada, Great Basin, and the northern Rockies/High Plains. Read More >

Climate/Almanac Data     -      Oct Normals     -     Oct Records
 
OCTOBER
 

 Site (Click site name for report)

Avg
Temp
Norm Dept
From
Norm
Precip
Total
Norm Dept
From
Norm
  Burlington 55.8° 55.4° +0.4° 2.07" 3.12" -1.05"
  Cedar Rapids 53.0° 50.6° +2.4° 3.48" 2.62" 0.86"
  Davenport 53.8° 51.7° +2.1° 2.47" 2.97" -0.50"
  Dubuque 52.0° 50.0° +2.0° 2.75" 2.66" 0.09"
  Iowa City 54.2° 52.0° +2.2° 3.86" 2.87" 0.99"
  Moline 55.7° 53.2° +2.5° 3.02" 2.97" 0.05"
The ranking is listed in parentheses (__) when within the "Top 10".
 
   October 2015 was near normal to 2.5 degrees above normal.
   Precipitation totals for October 2015 were about 1 inch below normal to 1 inch above normal.
   Please see Oct 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