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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
528 PM CDT TUE MAY 16 2017


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...THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 16 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         88    133 PM  92    1936  72     16       69
  MINIMUM         67    537 AM  30    1929  49     18       47
                                      1921
  AVERAGE         78                        61     17       58

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             3.03 1999   0.15  -0.15      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.95                      2.26  -1.31     0.83
  SINCE MAR 1      6.52                      8.03  -1.51     6.31
  SINCE JAN 1     10.45                      9.85   0.60     8.08

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     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        7
  MONTH TO DATE  125                       127     -2      172
  SINCE MAR 1   1454                      1524    -70     1391
  SINCE JUL 1   5916                      6943  -1027     6091

 COOLING
  TODAY           13                         1     12        0
  MONTH TO DATE   28                        16     12        4
  SINCE MAR 1     34                        24     10        7
  SINCE JAN 1     34                        24     10        7
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    31   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (200)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    39   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SW (210)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    14.0


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.1


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    81           500 AM
 LOWEST     39           300 PM
 AVERAGE    60

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THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   72        94      1934
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   49        32      2014
                                             1925
                                             1915


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 16 2017...........SUNRISE   546 AM CDT   SUNSET   826 PM CDT
MAY 17 2017...........SUNRISE   545 AM CDT   SUNSET   827 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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