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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
529 PM CST TUE FEB 20 2018


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...THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 20 2018...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 TO 2018


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         31    858 AM  60    1930  34     -3       56
  MINIMUM         21    459 PM -25    1929  17      4       48
  AVERAGE         26                        25      1       52

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.32          1.14 2011   0.04   0.28     0.40
  MONTH TO DATE    1.76                      0.65   1.11     0.43
  SINCE DEC 1      4.46                      2.68   1.78     5.19
  SINCE JAN 1      4.00                      1.48   2.52     3.32

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY           MM             5.0  1937   0.2   MM        0.0
  MONTH TO DATE   11.8                       5.6    6.2      0.2
  SINCE DEC 1     21.8                      23.7   -1.9     14.4
  SINCE JUL 1     21.8                      27.1   -5.3     14.4
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           39                        40     -1       13
  MONTH TO DATE  987                       860    127      654
  SINCE DEC 1   3778                      3631    147     3254
  SINCE JUL 1   5169                      5114     55     4243

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 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     W (270)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    34   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (270)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    11.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  FREEZING RAIN
  LT FREEZING RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100          1200 AM
 LOWEST     84           400 PM
 AVERAGE    92

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THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   34        65      1930
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   17       -17      1936


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
FEBRUARY 20 2018......SUNRISE   659 AM CST   SUNSET   548 PM CST
FEBRUARY 21 2018......SUNRISE   658 AM CST   SUNSET   549 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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