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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1256 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014


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...THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 20 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 TO 2014


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         32   1159 PM  53    1967  29      3       28
  MINIMUM         29    818 AM -20    1983  12     17       22
  AVERAGE         31                        20     11       25

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             0.78 2006   0.03  -0.03     0.01
  MONTH TO DATE    0.87                      0.85   0.02     0.39
  SINCE DEC 1      0.87                      0.85   0.02     0.39
  SINCE JAN 1     34.12                     34.25  -0.13    40.26

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY       MM             4.5  2012   0.3   MM         T
                                      1897
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         6.5   -6.5      7.3
  SINCE DEC 1      T                         6.5   -6.5      7.3
  SINCE JUL 1      5.4                       9.9   -4.5     13.2
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       34                        44    -10       40
  MONTH TO DATE  712                       826   -114      956
  SINCE DEC 1    712                       826   -114      956
  SINCE JUL 1   2461                      2309    152     2562

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1    658                       799   -141      837
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    13   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (150)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    16   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (160)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.1


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           800 AM
 LOWEST     78          1200 AM
 AVERAGE    89

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THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   29        56      1941
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   12       -27      1963


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER 21 2014......SUNRISE   736 AM CST   SUNSET   439 PM CST
DECEMBER 22 2014......SUNRISE   737 AM CST   SUNSET   440 PM CST


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




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