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Flooding Threats in the West and the Southeast

The active monsoon season will continue the rest of the week for portions of the Southwest into the Great Basin and Rockies. A stalling front and Gulf moisture will produce slow-moving storms capable of producing heavy rain and flash flooding along the Gulf Coast. Localized areas of critical fire weather conditions are possible in the Pacific Northwest into the Northern Plains Thursday. Read More >

Climate/Almanac Data   -    May Normals     -     May Records
 
May
 

 Site
 
(Click site name for report)

Avg
Temp
Normal
1991-2020
Dept
From
Norm
Precip
Total
Normal
​1991-2020
Dept
From
Norm
  Burlington 64.9° 63.0° +1.9° 3.55" 4.93" -1.38"
  Cedar Rapids 62.1° 60.3° +1.8° 2.14" 4.25" -2.11"
  Davenport 64.9° 61.7° +3.2° 2.77" 4.82" -2.05"
  Dubuque 62.0° 58.8° +3.2° 2.72" 4.30" -1.58"
  Iowa City 64.7° 62.6° +2.1° 2.41" 4.48" -2.07"
  Moline 65.5° 62.5° +3.0° 2.61" 4.67" -2.06"
The ranking is listed in parentheses (__) when within the "Top 10".
 
   May 2022 was about 2 to 3 degrees above normal.
   Precipitation totals for May 2022 were about 1.5 to 2 inches below normal.
   Please see May Records for monthly record information.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Climate/Almanac Data   -   Spring Normals     -     Spring Records
 
Spring
(Mar-May)
 

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

Avg
Temp
Normal
​1991-2020
Dept
From
Norm
Precip
Total
Normal
​1991-2020
Dept
From
Norm
Snowfall
Total
Normal
​1991-2020
Dept
From
Norm
  Burlington 51.2° 52.0° -0.8° 9.25" 11.28" -2.03" NA NA NA
  Cedar Rapids 47.2° 48.6° -1.6° 7.92" 9.80" -1.88" NA NA NA
  Davenport 52.3° 50.2° +2.1° 9.73" 10.77" -1.04" 4.3" NA NA
  Dubuque 47.2° 47.2° 0.0° 9.79" 10.61" -0.82" 10.8" 7.6" +3.2"
  Iowa City 50.1° 51.1° -1.0° 8.30" 10.45" -2.15" NA NA NA
  Moline 51.3° 51.2° +0.1° 9.43" 11.10" -1.67" 4.3" 5.5" -1.2"
The ranking is listed in parentheses (__) when within the "Top 10".
 
   Spring 2022 was about 1.5 degrees below normal to 2 degrees above normal.
   Precipitation totals for Spring 2022 were about 1 to 2 inches below normal.
   Snowfall totals for Spring 2022 were about 1 inch below normal at Moline to about 3 inches above normal at Dubuque.
   Please see Spring Records for seasonal record information.
 
 
 
 
A LOOK AHEAD
 
Climate Prediction Center
 
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Temperature Outlook
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Precipitation Outlook
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