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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
536 PM CDT WED MAY 20 2015


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...THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 20 2015...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 TO 2015


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    359 PM  97    1934  73    -26       86
  MINIMUM         45    124 PM  31    1954  51     -6       60
                                      1924
  AVERAGE         46                        62    -16       73

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.28          1.28 1933   0.15   0.13      T
  MONTH TO DATE    2.82                      2.86  -0.04     2.15
  SINCE MAR 1      6.78                      8.63  -1.85    10.89
  SINCE JAN 1      8.82                     10.45  -1.63    13.52

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0          MM      MM   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      0.7                       6.4   -5.7      6.2
  SINCE JUL 1     29.2                      35.3   -6.1     57.1
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           19                         5     14        0
  MONTH TO DATE  132                       148    -16      199
  SINCE MAR 1   1495                      1545    -50     1899
  SINCE JUL 1   7256                      6964    292     8307

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         2     -2        8
  MONTH TO DATE   25                        24      1       16
  SINCE MAR 1     25                        32     -7       18
  SINCE JAN 1     25                        32     -7       18
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    10   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (50)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    14   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     E (80)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    92          1000 AM
 LOWEST     65           100 AM
 AVERAGE    79

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THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   74        93      1934
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   51        33      1931


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 20 2015...........SUNRISE   543 AM CDT   SUNSET   830 PM CDT
MAY 21 2015...........SUNRISE   542 AM CDT   SUNSET   831 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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