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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
528 PM CDT WED APR 20 2016


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...THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 20 2016...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 TO 2016


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         63   1147 AM  89    1987  63      0       50
  MINIMUM         45    537 AM  24    1956  39      6       38
  AVERAGE         54                        51      3       44

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.13          2.65 1979   0.13   0.00     0.16
  MONTH TO DATE    1.05                      2.30  -1.25     2.89
  SINCE MAR 1      3.93                      4.36  -0.43     3.49
  SINCE JAN 1      5.65                      6.18  -0.53     5.52

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           3.0  1993   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         1.6   -1.6       T
  SINCE MAR 1      2.9                       6.2   -3.3      0.7
  SINCE JUL 1     46.0                      35.1   10.9     29.2
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           11                        15     -4       21
  MONTH TO DATE  351                       368    -17      279
  SINCE MAR 1   1097                      1274   -177     1188
  SINCE JUL 1   5796                      6693   -897     6949

 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    23   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (150)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    28   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (140)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93          1200 AM
 LOWEST     77          1000 AM
 AVERAGE    85

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THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   63        93      1980
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   39        22      1934


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 20 2016.........SUNRISE   620 AM CDT   SUNSET   758 PM CDT
APRIL 21 2016.........SUNRISE   618 AM CDT   SUNSET   759 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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