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Statement as of 10:36 am CDT on July 24, 2014

...Earliest and latest occurrence of the first 90 degree day...

The year 2014 has experienced very few 90 degree temperatures across the area. A review of the climate data for the area yields the following preliminary information on the earliest and latest 90 degree days.

It is interesting to note that all locations experienced their earliest 90 degree day on the same day...April 10 1930.

..Moline Illinois..

Earliest 90 degree day.......04/10/1930 with a high of 91. Latest 90 degree day.........09/08/1884 with a high of 90.

Date of the latest 90 degree day in the fall....10/13/1975 with a high of 90.

Years with no 90 degree days.....1882

On 07/22/2014...Moline saw its first 90 degree day...the second latest.

..Dubuque Iowa..

Earliest 90 degree day.......04/10/1930 with a high of 92. Latest 90 degree day.........08/31/2000 with a high of 93.

Date of the latest 90 degree day in the fall....10/03/1997 with a high of 90.

Years with no 90 degree days.....1915 1979 1992 1993 2004 2008

Through 07/23/2014 Dubuque has yet to see 90 degrees.

..Cedar Rapids Iowa..

Data used was from Cedar Rapids 1 due to a longer period of record.

Earliest 90 degree day.......04/10/1930 with a high of 93. Latest 90 degree day.........08/05/1979 with a high of 92.

Date of the latest 90 degree day in the fall....10/06/1963 with a high of 90.

Years with no 90 degree days.....None.

Through 07/23/2014 Cedar Rapids 1 has yet to see 90 degrees. Through 07/23/2014 Cedar Rapids Airport has yet to see 90 degrees.

..Iowa City Iowa..

Data used was from the waste water treatment plant due to a longer period of record.

Earliest 90 degree day.......04/10/1930 with a high of 93. Latest 90 degree day.........08/29/1951 with a high of 90.

Date of the latest 90 degree day in the fall....10/18/1950 with a high of 94.

Years with no 90 degree days.....None.

On 06/01/2014...the treatment plant saw its first 90 degree day.

..Burlington Iowa..

Earliest 90 degree day.......04/10/1930 with a high of 93. Latest 90 degree day.........07/04/1907* with a high of 90.

Date of the latest 90 degree day in the fall....10/16/1910 with a high of 91.

Years with no 90 degree days.....None.

*Through 07/23/2014...Burlington has yet to see 90 degrees for the year.

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