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Severe Storms in Upper Midwest and Across the East; Record Breaking Heat Continues

Scattered severe thunderstorms are likely Thursday afternoon into Thursday night across portions of the Upper Midwest and from the Mid-Mississippi Valley into the Carolinas. Early season heat with likely record high temperatures will persist across the Southern tier of the U.S. today and will extend into the Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic, and Northeast on Friday and Saturday. Read More >

Climate/Almanac Data     -      JUL Normals     -     JUL Records
 
JULY
(Normals are 1991 - 2020)

 Site (Click site name for report)

Average
Temperature
Normal Departure
From
Normal
Precipitation
Total
Normal Departure
From
Normal
  Burlington 74.4° 75.6° -1.2° 5.85" 4.02" +1.83"
  Cedar Rapids 73.2° 72.8° +0.4° 0.79" (8) 4.41" -3.62"
  Davenport 73.0° 73.7° -0.7° 3.98" 4.07" -0.09"
  Dubuque 72.2° 71.7° +0.5° 3.23" 4.80" -1.57"
  Iowa City 76.1° 75.8° +0.3° 4.17" 3.91" +0.26"
  Moline 75.5° 75.5° 0.0° 2.86" 4.23" -1.37"
The ranking is listed in parentheses (__) when within the "Top 10".
 
   July 2021 ranged from 1.5 degrees below normal to 0.5 degrees above normal.
   Precipitation totals for July 2021 ranged from around 4 inches below normal at Cedar Rapids, to near 2 inches above normal at Burlington.
   Please see JUL Records for monthly record information.
 
 
The climate maps below are courtesy of the Midwest Regional Climate Center.
These maps become available around 10 am on the first of the month.
       
Average
Temperature
Average
Temperature
Departure from Mean
Accumulated
Precipitation
Accumulated
Precipitation
Percent of Mean
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A LOOK AHEAD
 
Climate Prediction Center
 
August
Temperature Outlook
August
Precipitation Outlook
August - October
Temperature Outlook
August - October
Precipitation Outlook
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