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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
528 PM CDT THU MAR 23 2017

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...THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 23 2017...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 TO 2017


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         40    359 PM  83    1939  49     -9       47
                                      1928
  MINIMUM         35    711 AM   0    1965  29      6       32
  AVERAGE         38                        39     -1       40

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.03          1.12 1979   0.07  -0.04     0.90
  MONTH TO DATE    1.21                      1.41  -0.20     2.32
  SINCE MAR 1      1.21                      1.41  -0.20     2.32
  SINCE JAN 1      5.14                      3.23   1.91     4.09

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           6.0  1903   0.2   -0.2      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE   10.6                       3.7    6.9      2.9
  SINCE MAR 1     10.6                       3.7    6.9      2.9
  SINCE JUL 1     26.2                      32.6   -6.4     46.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           27                        26      1       25
  MONTH TO DATE  744                       712     32      564
  SINCE MAR 1    744                       712     32      564
  SINCE JUL 1   5206                      6131   -925     5264

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    26   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (160)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    32   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (140)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    16.2


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    85           200 PM
 LOWEST     48           100 AM
 AVERAGE    67

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THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   50        86      1910
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   29        -5      1974


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH 23 2017.........SUNRISE   707 AM CDT   SUNSET   726 PM CDT
MARCH 24 2017.........SUNRISE   705 AM CDT   SUNSET   727 PM CDT


-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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