Climate review for November and autumn 2018

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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - December is here and that means meteorological fall has ended. Both November and autumn as a whole had below-average temperatures, and this past season will also go down as being quite wet.

November 2018 climate summary

Cedar Rapids
Warmest high: 54 on the 1st and 2nd
Coldest low: 9 on the 18th
Average high temperature: 38.0 degrees, 8.5 degrees below normal
Average low temperature: 23.8 degrees, 4.0 degrees below normal
Average temperature: 30.9 degrees, 6.2 degrees below normal
Precipitation: 1.70”, 0.41” below normal
Snowfall: 2.8”, 1.1” above normal

Dubuque
Warmest high: 51 on the 4th
Coldest low: 11 on the 10th and 18th
Average high temperature: 35.9 degrees, 8.9 degrees below normal
Average low temperature: 24.1 degrees, 4.4 degrees below normal
Average temperature: 30.0 degrees, 6.7 degrees below normal
Precipitation: 1.92”, 0.43” below normal
Snowfall: 4.2”, 1.4” above normal

Iowa City
Warmest high: 57 on the 2nd
Coldest low: 7 on the 28th
Average high temperature: 39.5 degrees, 8.2 degrees below normal
Average low temperature: 25.2 degrees, 5.0 degrees below normal
Average temperature: 32.3 degrees, 6.7 degrees below normal
Precipitation: 3.21”, 0.86” above normal
Snowfall: 9.0”, 8.3” above normal

Waterloo
Warmest high: 58 on the 1st
Coldest low: 1 on the 18th
Average high temperature: 36.6 degrees, 9.3 degrees below normal
Average low temperature: 22.3 degrees, 4.5 degrees above normal
Average temperature: 29.4 degrees, 6.9 degrees below normal
Precipitation: 2.43”, 0.42” above normal
Snowfall: 3.7”, 0.6” above normal

Autumn (September-November) 2018 climate summary

Cedar Rapids
Warmest high: 92 on September 20th
Coldest low: 9 on November 18th
Average high: 57.8 degrees, 3.1 degrees below normal
Average low: 39.5 degrees, right at normal
Average temperature: 48.6 degrees, 1.6 degrees below normal
Precipitation: 12.26”, 4.37” above normal
Snowfall: 2.8”, 1.1” above normal

Dubuque
Warmest high: 89 on September 17th and 20th
Coldest low: 11 on November 10th and 18th
Average high: 55.8 degrees, 3.3 degrees below normal
Average low: 39.2 degrees, 0.8 degree below normal
Average temperature: 47.5 degrees, 2.1 degrees below normal
Precipitation: 17.27”, 8.80” above normal
Snowfall: 4.2”, 1.4” above normal

Iowa City
Warmest high: 93 on September 20th
Coldest low: 7 on November 28th
Average high: 59.4 degrees, 2.8 degrees below normal
Average low: 41.2 degrees, 0.1 degree below normal
Average temperature: 51.7 degrees, 1.4 degrees below normal
Precipitation: 17.48”, 8.87” above normal
Snowfall: 9.0”, 8.3” above normal

Waterloo
Warmest high: 93 on June 29th and 30th
Coldest low: 48 on June 4th
Average high: 82.3 degrees, 0.3 degree below normal
Average low: 61.1 degrees, 0.5 degree below normal
Average temperature: 71.7 degrees, 0.1 degree below normal
Precipitation: 19.28”, 5.12” above normal
Snowfall: 3.8”, 0.4” above normal