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CLIALO

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
525 PM CDT MON MAY 18 2015


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...THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 18 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         58   1218 AM  98    1934  73    -15       70
  MINIMUM         46    943 AM  32    2002  50     -4       42
  AVERAGE         52                        61     -9       56

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.92 1902   0.15  -0.15     0.01
  MONTH TO DATE    2.54                      2.56  -0.02     2.15
  SINCE MAR 1      6.50                      8.33  -1.83    10.89
  SINCE JAN 1      8.54                     10.15  -1.61    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           13                         5      8        9
  MONTH TO DATE   93                       138    -45      199
  SINCE MAR 1   1456                      1535    -79     1899
  SINCE JUL 1   7217                      6954    263     8307

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         2     -2        0
  MONTH TO DATE   25                        20      5        8
  SINCE MAR 1     25                        28     -3       10
  SINCE JAN 1     25                        28     -3       10
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    28   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (270)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    36   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (280)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    16.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    83           200 AM
 LOWEST     52          1100 AM
 AVERAGE    68

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THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   73        98      1934
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   50        29      1929


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 18 2015...........SUNRISE   545 AM CDT   SUNSET   828 PM CDT
MAY 19 2015...........SUNRISE   544 AM CDT   SUNSET   829 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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