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December
 

 Site
 
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Avg
Temp
Normal Dept
From
Norm
Precip
Total
Normal Dept
From
Norm
Snowfall
Total
Normal Dept
From
Norm
  Burlington 27.4° 29.1° -1.7° 0.98" 2.09" -1.11" NA 7.5" NA
  Cedar Rapids 22.9° 23.3° -0.4° 1.25" 1.42" -0.17" NA 7.8" NA
  Davenport 24.7° 25.3° -0.6° 1.38" 1.73" -0.35" 16.5" NA NA
  Dubuque 21.1° 22.8° -1.7° 1.54" 1.84" -0.30" 17.4" 11.8" +5.6"
  Iowa City 25.5° 25.2° +0.3° 0.84" 1.52" -0.68" NA NA NA
  Moline 26.8° 26.6° +0.2° 1.62" 2.18" -0.56" 13.8" 9.3" +4.5"
The ranking is listed in parentheses (__) when within the "Top 10".
 
   December 2016 was +0.3 degrees above normal  to -1.7 degrees below normal.
   Precipitation totals for December 2016 were about -0.17 inches at Cedar Rapids to -1.11 inches at Burlington below normal.
   Please see Dec 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   -   Annual Normals     -     Annual Records
 
2016
 

 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 54.0° 53.0° +1.0° 32.60" 38.48" -5.88" NA 23.5" NA
  Cedar Rapids 51.1° 48.2° +2.9° 41.84" 34.61" +7.23" NA 26.7" NA
  Davenport 52.1° 49.3° +2.8° 40.33" 36.03" +4.30" 21.9" NA NA
  Dubuque 49.5° 47.3° +2.2° 40.97" 36.29" +4.68" 32.0" 41.9" -9.9"
  Iowa City 52.8° 50.0° +2.8° 32.55" 36.28" -3.73" NA NA NA
  Moline 53.7° (3) 50.7° +3.0° 36.46" 37.96" -1.50" 24.5" 31.6" -7.1"
The ranking is listed in parentheses (__) when within the "Top 10".
 
2016 was about 1 to 3 degrees above normal.
Precipitation totals for 2016 were about 4 inches below normal at Iowa City to 8 inches above normal at Cedar Rapids.
Snowfall totals for 2016 were -7.1 inches below normal at Moline to -9.9 inches below normal at Dubuque.
Please see Annual Records for annual record information.
 
 
The climate maps below are courtesy of the Midwest Regional Climate Center.
These maps will be updated on January 1, 2017.
 
Average
Temperature
Average
Temperature
Departure from Mean
Accumulated
Precipitation
Accumulated
Precipitation
Percent of Mean
Accumulated
Snowfall
Accumulated
Snowfall
Percent of Mean
 
2016 Climate Graphs
 
Burlington, IA Cedar Rapids, IA Dubuque, IA Moline, IL
 
 
A LOOK AHEAD
 
 
January
Temperature Outlook
January
Precipitation Outlook
January - March
Temperature Outlook
January - March
Precipitation Outlook
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