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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
138 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

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...THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 5 2016...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         70    501 PM  93    1918  68      2       62
  MINIMUM         33    355 AM  29    1968  45    -12       55
                                      1958
                                      1944
  AVERAGE         52                        57     -5       59

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          1.51 1972   0.14  -0.14     0.06
                                      1960
  MONTH TO DATE    0.16                      0.70  -0.54     0.78
  SINCE MAR 1      5.64                      6.47  -0.83     4.74
  SINCE JAN 1      7.36                      8.29  -0.93     6.77

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           0.2  1944   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  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
  YESTERDAY       13                         9      4        6
  MONTH TO DATE   71                        48     23       23
  SINCE MAR 1   1290                      1445   -155     1386
  SINCE JUL 1   5989                      6864   -875     7147

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         5     -5        4
  SINCE MAR 1      3                        13    -10        4
  SINCE JAN 1      3                        13    -10        4
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    10   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (330)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    16   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (300)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     2.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.1


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    89           500 AM
 LOWEST     22           300 PM
 AVERAGE    56

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THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   69        99      1934
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   46        28      1989
                                             1974


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  6 2016...........SUNRISE   557 AM CDT   SUNSET   816 PM CDT
MAY  7 2016...........SUNRISE   556 AM CDT   SUNSET   817 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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