Climate review for November and autumn 2019

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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - Both November and this past fall will go down as being cooler than average in the region. Fall was also considerably wetter and snowier than average.

November 2019 climate summary

Cedar Rapids
Warmest high: 54 on the 24th and 25th
Coldest low: -6 on the 12th
Average high temperature: 40.5 degrees, 6.0 degrees below normal
Average low temperature: 22.8 degrees, 5.0 degrees below normal
Average temperature: 31.6 degrees, 5.5 degrees below normal
Precipitation: 1.28”, 0.83” below normal
Snowfall: 5.0”, 2.9” above normal

Dubuque
Warmest high: 52 on the 21st
Coldest low: -5 on the 12th
Average high temperature: 37.8 degrees, 7.0 degrees below normal
Average low temperature: 23.1 degrees, 5.4 degrees below normal
Average temperature: 30.5 degrees, 6.2 degrees below normal (9th-coldest on record)
Precipitation: 2.15”, 0.20” below normal
Snowfall: 5.5”, 2.7” above normal

Iowa City
Warmest high: 57 on the 9th and 25th
Coldest low: 2 on the 12th
Average high temperature: 44.2 degrees, 3.5 degrees below normal
Average low temperature: 26.5 degrees, 3.7 degrees below normal
Average temperature: 35.4 degrees, 3.6 degrees below normal
Precipitation: 1.63”, 0.72” below normal
Snowfall: 2.0”, 1.4” above normal

Waterloo
Warmest high: 56 on the 21st
Coldest low: 1 on the 12th
Average high temperature: 41.1 degrees, 4.8 degrees below normal
Average low temperature: 24.2 degrees, 2.6 degrees below normal
Average temperature: 32.6 degrees, 3.7 degrees below normal
Precipitation: 1.92”, 0.09” below normal
Snowfall: 5.9”, 2.8” above normal

Autumn (September-November) climate summary

Cedar Rapids
Warmest high: 88 on September 30th
Coldest low: -6 on November 12th
Average high: 58.2 degrees, 2.7 degrees below normal
Average low: 39.3 degrees, 0.2 degree below normal
Average temperature: 48.7 degrees, 1.5 degrees below normal
Precipitation: 11.13”, 3.24” above normal
Snowfall: 11.8”, 10.1” above normal (6th-snowiest on record)

Dubuque
Warmest high: 86 on September 30th
Coldest low: -5 on November 12th
Average high: 56.2 degrees, 2.9 degrees below normal
Average low: 39.3 degrees, 0.7 degree below normal
Average temperature: 47.8 degrees, 1.8 degrees below normal
Precipitation: 22.35”, 13.88” above normal (4th-wettest on record)
Snowfall: 14.7”, 11.9” above normal (snowiest on record)

Iowa City
Warmest high: 90 on September 11th, 12th, and 30th
Coldest low: 2 on November 12th
Average high: 61.3 degrees, 0.9 degree below normal
Average low: 42.8 degrees, 1.5 degrees above normal
Average temperature: 52.0 degrees, 0.3 degree above normal
Precipitation: 11.26”, 2.65” above normal
Snowfall: 7.0”, 6.3” above normal (7th-snowiest on record)

Waterloo
Warmest high: 91 on September 30th
Coldest low: 1 on November 12th
Average high: 59.3 degrees, 1.7 degrees below normal
Average low: 40.4 degrees, 1.7 degrees above normal
Average temperature: 49.8 degrees, 0.1 degree below normal
Precipitation: 12.70”, 5.58” above normal
Snowfall: 8.0”, 4.6” above normal