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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
607 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014


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...THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 17 2014...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 TO 2014


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         25    235 PM  58    1939  30     -5       33
  MINIMUM         12    805 AM -16    1914  13     -1        6
  AVERAGE         19                        21     -2       20

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.28 1895   0.04  -0.04     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.87                      0.75   0.12     0.38
  SINCE DEC 1      0.87                      0.75   0.12     0.38
  SINCE JAN 1     34.12                     34.15  -0.03    40.25

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           2.5  1990   0.4   -0.4      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         5.6   -5.6      7.3
  SINCE DEC 1      T                         5.6   -5.6      7.3
  SINCE JUL 1      5.4                       9.0   -3.6     13.2
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           46                        44      2       45
  MONTH TO DATE  593                       694   -101      837
  SINCE DEC 1    593                       694   -101      837
  SINCE JUL 1   2342                      2177    165     2443

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1    658                       799   -141      837
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    15   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (310)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    19   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    92           600 AM
 LOWEST     60           200 PM
 AVERAGE    76

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THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   30        57      2002
                                             1923
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   12       -23      1983


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER 17 2014......SUNRISE   734 AM CST   SUNSET   438 PM CST
DECEMBER 18 2014......SUNRISE   734 AM CST   SUNSET   438 PM CST


-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.




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