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CLIALO

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
138 AM CDT SUN MAY 8 2016


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...THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 7 2016...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         73   1225 AM  90    1934  69      4       79
  MINIMUM         45   1137 PM  25    1925  46     -1       63
  AVERAGE         59                        58      1       71

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             1.76 1964   0.13  -0.13      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.16                      0.97  -0.81     0.87
  SINCE MAR 1      5.64                      6.74  -1.10     4.83
  SINCE JAN 1      7.36                      8.56  -1.20     6.86

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           T    1960   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      2.9                       6.4   -3.5      0.7
  SINCE JUL 1     46.0                      35.3   10.7     29.2
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        6                         8     -2        0
  MONTH TO DATE   77                        65     12       23
  SINCE MAR 1   1296                      1462   -166     1386
  SINCE JUL 1   5995                      6881   -886     7147

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        6
  MONTH TO DATE    4                         7     -3       13
  SINCE MAR 1      7                        15     -8       13
  SINCE JAN 1      7                        15     -8       13
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    25   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (330)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    34   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (330)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    11.0


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.2


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    62           600 AM
 LOWEST     24           300 PM
 AVERAGE    43

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THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   70        90      1934
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   46        28      1976


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  8 2016...........SUNRISE   555 AM CDT   SUNSET   818 PM CDT
MAY  9 2016...........SUNRISE   554 AM CDT   SUNSET   819 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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