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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
527 PM CDT MON APR 17 2017


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...THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 17 2017...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 TO 2017


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         72    332 PM  85    1985  61     11       79
  MINIMUM         44    550 AM  14    1921  38      6       49
  AVERAGE         58                        50      8       64

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.62 2013   0.13  -0.13     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    1.91                      1.90   0.01     0.61
  SINCE MAR 1      3.97                      3.96   0.01     3.49
  SINCE JAN 1      7.90                      5.78   2.12     5.26

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           3.0  1960   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       1.4   -1.4       T
  SINCE MAR 1     10.6                       6.0    4.6      2.9
  SINCE JUL 1     26.2                      34.9   -8.7     46.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            7                        16     -9        1
  MONTH TO DATE  219                       323   -104      329
  SINCE MAR 1   1136                      1229    -93     1075
  SINCE JUL 1   5598                      6648  -1050     5775

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    6                         0      6        0
  SINCE MAR 1      6                         0      6        0
  SINCE JAN 1      6                         0      6        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    17   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (320)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    20   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     4.0


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    86           100 AM
 LOWEST     28           400 PM
 AVERAGE    57

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THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   62        92      1994
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   38        20      1983


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 17 2017.........SUNRISE   625 AM CDT   SUNSET   754 PM CDT
APRIL 18 2017.........SUNRISE   623 AM CDT   SUNSET   755 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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