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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     -      Nov Normals     -     Nov Records
 
November

 

 

 Site
 
(Click site name for report)

Avg
Temp
Normal Dept
From
Norm
Precip
Total
Normal Dept
From
Norm
Snowfall
Total
Normal Dept
From
Norm
  Burlington 45.6° 42.4° +3.2° 1.99" 2.50" -0.51" NA 0.8" NA
  Cedar Rapids 41.2° 37.1° +4.1° 2.15" 2.11" +0.04" NA 1.7" NA
  Davenport 44.6° 38.8° +5.8° 1.45" 2.45" -1.00" 0.9" NA NA
  Dubuque 41.8° 36.7° +5.1° 2.89" 2.35" +0.54" 2.4" 2.8" -0.4"
  Iowa City 43.0° 39.0° +4.0° 2.52" 2.35" +0.17" NA NA NA
  Moline 46.0°(8) 40.0° +6.0° 2.15"  2.56" -0.41" T 1.2" -1.2"
The ranking is listed in parentheses (__) when within the "Top 10".
 
   November 2020 was around 3 to 6 degrees above normal.
   Precipitation totals for November 2020 were near normal to 1" below normal at Davenport, IA.
   Snowfall totals for November 2020 were 0.5" to 1" below normal.
   Please see Nov Records for monthly record information.
 
The climate maps below are courtesy of the Midwest Regional Climate Center.
These maps become available or updated 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   -   Autumn Normals     -     Autumn Records
 
AUTUMN
(SEP-NOV)
 

 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 54.3° 55.1° -0.8° 7.36" 9.14" -1.78" NA 0.8" NA
  Cedar Rapids 49.5° 50.2° -0.7° 10.29" 7.89" +2.40" NA 1.7" NA
  Davenport 52.3° 51.3° +1.0° 13.00" 8.48" +4.52" 1.6" NA NA
  Dubuque 49.3° 49.6° -0.3° 14.22" 8.47" +5.75" 3.5" 2.8" +0.7"
  Iowa City 51.4° 51.7° -0.3° 11.44" 8.61" +2.83" NA NA NA
  Moline 53.5° 52.9° +0.6° 10.64" 8.62" +2.02" 0.7" 1.2" -0.5"
The ranking is listed in parentheses (__) when within the "Top 10".
 
Autumn 2020 was about 1 degree below normal at Burlington to 1 degree above normal at Davenport.
Precipitation totals for Autumn 2020 were about 2 to 6 inches above normal, with the exception of Burlington which was almost 2" below normal.
Snowfall totals for Autumn 2020 were near normal.
Please see Autumn Records for seasonal record information.
 
 
The climate maps below are courtesy of the Midwest Regional Climate Center.
These maps become available or updated a few days after December 1st.
 
Average
Temperature
Average
Temperature
Departure from Mean
Accumulated
Precipitation
Accumulated
Precipitation
Percent of Mean
Accumulated
Snowfall
Accumulated
Snowfall
Percent of Mean
 
 
 
A LOOK AHEAD
 
 
December
Temperature Outlook
December
Precipitation Outlook
December - February
Temperature Outlook
December - February
Precipitation Outlook
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