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CLIALO

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
529 PM CDT FRI MAY 15 2015


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...THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 15 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         74    226 PM  92    2001  72      2       49
  MINIMUM         58    558 AM  32    2004  49      9       42
  AVERAGE         66                        60      6       46

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.13 1986   0.14  -0.14     0.35
  MONTH TO DATE    2.40                      2.11   0.29     2.14
  SINCE MAR 1      6.36                      7.88  -1.52    10.88
  SINCE JAN 1      8.40                      9.70  -1.30    13.51

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      0.7                       6.4   -5.7      6.2
  SINCE JUL 1     29.2                      35.3   -6.1     57.1
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            0                         6     -6       19
  MONTH TO DATE   80                       121    -41      152
  SINCE MAR 1   1443                      1518    -75     1852
  SINCE JUL 1   7204                      6937    267     8260

 COOLING
  TODAY            1                         1      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE   14                        15     -1        8
  SINCE MAR 1     14                        23     -9       10
  SINCE JAN 1     14                        23     -9       10
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    12   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (270)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    16   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (250)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     4.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           400 AM
 LOWEST     68           200 PM
 AVERAGE    84

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THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   72        92      1936
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   49        30      1929
                                             1921


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 15 2015...........SUNRISE   548 AM CDT   SUNSET   825 PM CDT
MAY 16 2015...........SUNRISE   547 AM CDT   SUNSET   826 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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