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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
532 PM CDT THU MAR 16 2017


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...THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 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         39    315 PM  82    2012  46     -7       57
  MINIMUM         14   1210 AM  -8    1951  26    -12       41
  AVERAGE         27                        36     -9       49

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.09 1983   0.06  -0.06     0.02
  MONTH TO DATE    1.18                      0.92   0.26     1.40
  SINCE MAR 1      1.18                      0.92   0.26     1.40
  SINCE JAN 1      5.11                      2.74   2.37     3.17

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           3.6  2001   0.2   -0.2      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE   10.6                       2.8    7.8      2.9
  SINCE MAR 1     10.6                       2.8    7.8      2.9
  SINCE JUL 1     26.2                      31.7   -5.5     46.0
  SNOW DEPTH       5

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           38                        29      9       16
  MONTH TO DATE  563                       520     43      386
  SINCE MAR 1    563                       520     43      386
  SINCE JUL 1   5025                      5939   -914     5086

 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    22   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (150)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    26   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (140)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    11.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    76          1200 AM
 LOWEST     47          1200 PM
 AVERAGE    62

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THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   46        82      2012
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   27        -4      1902


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH 16 2017.........SUNRISE   719 AM CDT   SUNSET   718 PM CDT
MARCH 17 2017.........SUNRISE   718 AM CDT   SUNSET   719 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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