Temperatures and precipitation were about normal in the Quad Cities and Dubuque last month. The National Weather Service says the average temperature in Moline was 75 degrees - about half a degree below normal - while Dubuque averaged 71 1/2 degrees - also about half a degree below normal.
About 4.9 inches of rain fell officially in Moline in July which is half an inch above normal for the month. 3 1/2 inches was recorded in Dubuque - about 3-quarters of an inch below normal.
But the National Weather Service, which also keeps separate statistics for Davenport, says rainfall recorded in Davenport totaled just 1.3 inches - nearly 3 inches below normal for July.