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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
131 AM CDT TUE MAY 16 2017

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...THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 15 2017...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         87    439 PM  92    2001  72     15       65
  MINIMUM         60    553 AM  32    2016  49     11       32
                                      2004
  AVERAGE         74                        60     14       49

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             1.13 1986   0.14  -0.14     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.95                      2.11  -1.16     0.83
  SINCE MAR 1      6.52                      7.88  -1.36     6.31
  SINCE JAN 1     10.45                      9.70   0.75     8.08

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        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
  YESTERDAY        0                         6     -6       16
  MONTH TO DATE  125                       121      4      165
  SINCE MAR 1   1454                      1518    -64     1384
  SINCE JUL 1   5916                      6937  -1021     6084

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        9                         1      8        0
  MONTH TO DATE   15                        15      0        4
  SINCE MAR 1     21                        23     -2        7
  SINCE JAN 1     21                        23     -2        7
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    26   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (340)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    34   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (340)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    11.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  THUNDERSTORM


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    68           800 PM
 LOWEST     45           500 PM
 AVERAGE    57

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


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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