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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
530 PM CDT WED MAY 17 2017

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...THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 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         80    346 PM  94    1934  72      8       68
  MINIMUM         61    321 AM  32    2014  49     12       42
                                      1925
                                      1915
  AVERAGE         71                        61     10       55

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            1.06          2.64 1991   0.15   0.91     0.01
  MONTH TO DATE    2.01                      2.41  -0.40     0.84
  SINCE MAR 1      7.58                      8.18  -0.60     6.32
  SINCE JAN 1     11.51                     10.00   1.51     8.09

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           1.0  1991   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1     10.6                       6.4    4.2      2.9
  SINCE JUL 1     26.2                      35.3   -9.1     46.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            0                         6     -6       10
  MONTH TO DATE  125                       133     -8      182
  SINCE MAR 1   1454                      1530    -76     1401
  SINCE JUL 1   5916                      6949  -1033     6101

 COOLING
  TODAY            6                         2      4        0
  MONTH TO DATE   32                        18     14        4
  SINCE MAR 1     38                        26     12        7
  SINCE JAN 1     38                        26     12        7
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    30   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (170)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    37   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (170)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    13.2

SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5

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

RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           400 AM
 LOWEST     48           400 PM
 AVERAGE    71
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THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   73        98      1934
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   50        32      2002

SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 17 2017...........SUNRISE   545 AM CDT   SUNSET   827 PM CDT
MAY 18 2017...........SUNRISE   544 AM CDT   SUNSET   828 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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