Tonight: Clear. Low: 39-44. Wind: Calm.
Wednesday: Mostly sunny. High: 66-73. Wind: NE 5-10 mph.
Wednesday Night: Clear. Low: 39-47. Wind: Calm.
Thursday: Mostly sunny. High: near 70.
Friday: Mostly sunny. High: near 70.
Saturday: Partly cloudy. High: low-mid 70s.
Sunday: Mostly sunny. High: low-mid 70s.
Monday: Mostly sunny. High: mid 70s.
Tuesday: Partly cloudy. High: low-mid 70s.
There is not a whole lot going across Iowa when it comes to the weather. Today has been a beautiful day with sunshine, temperatures mainly in the 70s, and a light breeze.
The high temperature in Waterloo today was in the low 80s and this is the 107th day this year that the high temperature was 80 degrees or warmer. The record number of days is 113 back in 1922. There have been only a handful of years in which there have been 100+ days with 80+ degrees in a year since 1953 when accurate records have been kept. Here is the list for Waterloo.
113 in 1922
112 in 1988
107 in 2012
105 in 2007
100 in 2003
Here are the other number of days and records number of days for Cedar Rapids, Dubuque, and Iowa City.
Cedar Rapids 97 Record 112 in 1991
Dubuque 86 Record 118 in 1895
Iowa City 105 Record 127 in 2005
High pressure will keep our weather quiet for through early next week. Not much change is expected from day to day during the next 7 days.
The Climate Prediction Center (CPC) 8-14 day outlook (Oct 3-9) has temperatures below normal and near normal precipitation for Iowa.
Posted under Forecast Discussion
This post was written by Schnack on September 25, 2012