Specifically this is the record number of consecutive days, in the month of November, with the high temperature 32 degrees or colder. The data below comes from the National Weather Service.
Waterloo: 11 days (1985)
The chart below shows the temperatures through the 18th. Today (19th) the high was 25 degrees. We are just 2 days away and that is Thursday and Friday. The forecast high for both days is in the 20s. The forecast high for Saturday is low 40s.
Dubuque: 10 days (1985)…the record will be tied Friday.
Cedar Rapids: 7 days (1977 & 1937)…the record was broken Wednesday and a new record will be set every day through Friday.
Iowa City: Date not available
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This post was written by Schnack on November 19, 2014