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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
525 PM CDT THU APR 20 2017

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...THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 20 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         63    129 AM  89    1987  63      0       63
  MINIMUM         48    924 AM  24    1956  39      9       45
  AVERAGE         56                        51      5       54

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             2.65 1979   0.13  -0.13     0.19
  MONTH TO DATE    2.44                      2.30   0.14     1.11
  SINCE MAR 1      4.50                      4.36   0.14     3.99
  SINCE JAN 1      8.43                      6.18   2.25     5.76

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           3.0  1993   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       1.6   -1.6       T
  SINCE MAR 1     10.6                       6.2    4.4      2.9
  SINCE JUL 1     26.2                      35.1   -8.9     46.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            9                        15     -6       11
  MONTH TO DATE  242                       368   -126      351
  SINCE MAR 1   1159                      1274   -115     1097
  SINCE JUL 1   5621                      6693  -1072     5797

 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    22   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (280)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    30   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (270)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    13.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93          1200 AM
 LOWEST     63           100 PM
 AVERAGE    78

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THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   63        93      1980
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   39        22      1934


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 20 2017.........SUNRISE   620 AM CDT   SUNSET   758 PM CDT
APRIL 21 2017.........SUNRISE   619 AM CDT   SUNSET   759 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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