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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
546 PM CDT SUN MAR 12 2017

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...THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 12 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         31    207 PM  75    1990  44    -13       60
  MINIMUM         11    250 AM -13    1948  25    -14       35
  AVERAGE         21                        34    -13       48

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             0.78 1991   0.06  -0.06     0.01
  MONTH TO DATE    0.53                      0.67  -0.14     0.30
  SINCE MAR 1      0.53                      0.67  -0.14     0.30
  SINCE JAN 1      4.46                      2.49   1.97     2.07

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY           MM             3.0  1923   0.2   MM        0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         2.2   -2.2      2.9
  SINCE MAR 1      T                         2.2   -2.2      2.9
  SINCE JUL 1     15.6                      31.1  -15.5     46.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           44                        31     13       17
  MONTH TO DATE  369                       401    -32      331
  SINCE MAR 1    369                       401    -32      331
  SINCE JUL 1   4831                      5820   -989     5031

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    23   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (130)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    29   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (150)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.0


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT SNOW
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    70           200 AM
 LOWEST     28           100 PM
 AVERAGE    49

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THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   44        74      2007
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   25       -11      1975


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH 12 2017.........SUNRISE   726 AM CDT   SUNSET   713 PM CDT
MARCH 13 2017.........SUNRISE   725 AM CDT   SUNSET   714 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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