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CLIALO

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
528 PM CDT FRI MAR 20 2015


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...THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 20 2015...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 TO 2015


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         59    340 PM  74    1938  48     11       47
  MINIMUM         29    628 AM   2    1951  28      1       23
  AVERAGE         44                        38      6       35

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.66 2011   0.07  -0.07     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.06                      1.20  -1.14     0.68
  SINCE MAR 1      0.06                      1.20  -1.14     0.68
  SINCE JAN 1      2.10                      3.02  -0.92     3.31

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           4.5  1984   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.2                       3.3   -3.1      5.6
  SINCE MAR 1      0.2                       3.3   -3.1      5.6
  SINCE JUL 1     28.7                      32.2   -3.5     56.5
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           21                        27     -6       30
  MONTH TO DATE  612                       632    -20      798
  SINCE MAR 1    612                       632    -20      798
  SINCE JUL 1   6373                      6051    322     7206

 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    16   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (260)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    20   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (250)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           700 AM
 LOWEST     39           300 PM
 AVERAGE    70

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THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   48        83      1938
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   28        -5      1951


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH 20 2015.........SUNRISE   713 AM CDT   SUNSET   722 PM CDT
MARCH 21 2015.........SUNRISE   712 AM CDT   SUNSET   723 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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