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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
525 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016


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...THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 30 2016...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 TO 2016


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         47    349 PM  92    1910  67    -20       68
  MINIMUM         44    807 AM  26    1956  43      1       33
  AVERAGE         46                        55     -9       51

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.80          2.33 1997   0.15   0.65     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    2.60                      3.71  -1.11     3.36
  SINCE MAR 1      5.48                      5.77  -0.29     3.96
  SINCE JAN 1      7.20                      7.59  -0.39     5.99

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           0.4  1997   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         1.8   -1.8       T
  SINCE MAR 1      2.9                       6.4   -3.5      0.7
  SINCE JUL 1     46.0                      35.3   10.7     29.2
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           19                        11      8       14
  MONTH TO DATE  473                       492    -19      454
  SINCE MAR 1   1219                      1397   -178     1363
  SINCE JUL 1   5918                      6816   -898     7124

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    3                         8     -5        0
  SINCE MAR 1      3                         8     -5        0
  SINCE JAN 1      3                         8     -5        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    29   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (60)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    36   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (60)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    17.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93          1200 PM
 LOWEST     83           100 AM
 AVERAGE    88

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THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   67        89      1992
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   44        27      1918


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 30 2016.........SUNRISE   605 AM CDT   SUNSET   809 PM CDT
MAY  1 2016...........SUNRISE   604 AM CDT   SUNSET   810 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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