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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
526 PM CDT MON MAY 11 2015


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...THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 11 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         63    219 AM  89    1911  70     -7       70
  MINIMUM         47    931 AM  27    1925  47      0       53
  AVERAGE         55                        59     -4       62

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.04          1.96 1966   0.14  -0.10     0.41
  MONTH TO DATE    2.09                      1.54   0.55     0.58
  SINCE MAR 1      6.05                      7.31  -1.26     9.32
  SINCE JAN 1      8.09                      9.13  -1.04    11.95

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           0.3  1966   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           10                         7      3        3
  MONTH TO DATE   45                        95    -50       95
  SINCE MAR 1   1408                      1492    -84     1795
  SINCE JUL 1   7169                      6911    258     8203

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE   13                        11      2        8
  SINCE MAR 1     13                        19     -6       10
  SINCE JAN 1     13                        19     -6       10
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    29   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (250)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    34   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SW (230)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    17.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  HEAVY RAIN
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           200 AM
 LOWEST     66           200 PM
 AVERAGE    80

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THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   71        89      1900
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   48        30      1928
                                             1895


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 11 2015...........SUNRISE   552 AM CDT   SUNSET   820 PM CDT
MAY 12 2015...........SUNRISE   551 AM CDT   SUNSET   821 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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