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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
526 PM CDT WED APR 27 2016

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...THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 27 2016...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         48    359 PM  89    1981  66    -18       68
  MINIMUM         43   1207 PM  24    1928  42      1       30
  AVERAGE         46                        54     -8       49

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.42          0.98 2002   0.14   0.28     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    1.60                      3.27  -1.67     3.36
  SINCE MAR 1      4.48                      5.33  -0.85     3.96
  SINCE JAN 1      6.20                      7.15  -0.95     5.99

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           T    1979   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         1.8   -1.8       T
  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
  TODAY           19                        12      7       16
  MONTH TO DATE  417                       459    -42      421
  SINCE MAR 1   1163                      1365   -202     1330
  SINCE JUL 1   5862                      6784   -922     7091

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    3                         0      3        0
  SINCE MAR 1      3                         0      3        0
  SINCE JAN 1      3                         0      3        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    33   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     E (90)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    41   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     E (90)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    19.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    89          1100 AM
 LOWEST     58           800 AM
 AVERAGE    74

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THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   66        89      1970
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   42        25      1950


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 27 2016.........SUNRISE   609 AM CDT   SUNSET   806 PM CDT
APRIL 28 2016.........SUNRISE   608 AM CDT   SUNSET   807 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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