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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
525 PM CDT MON MAY 16 2016


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...THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 16 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         69    215 PM  92    1936  72     -3       82
  MINIMUM         47    523 AM  30    1929  49     -2       63
                                      1921
  AVERAGE         58                        61     -3       73

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          3.03 1999   0.15  -0.15     0.14
  MONTH TO DATE    0.83                      2.26  -1.43     2.54
  SINCE MAR 1      6.31                      8.03  -1.72     6.50
  SINCE JAN 1      8.03                      9.85  -1.82     8.53

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      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
  TODAY            7                         6      1        0
  MONTH TO DATE  172                       127     45       80
  SINCE MAR 1   1391                      1524   -133     1443
  SINCE JUL 1   6090                      6943   -853     7204

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         1     -1        8
  MONTH TO DATE    4                        16    -12       22
  SINCE MAR 1      7                        24    -17       22
  SINCE JAN 1      7                        24    -17       22
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    23   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (200)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    29   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SW (210)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    10.3


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    61           600 AM
 LOWEST     28           200 PM
 AVERAGE    45

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THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   72        94      1934
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   49        32      2014
                                             1925
                                             1915


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 16 2016...........SUNRISE   546 AM CDT   SUNSET   826 PM CDT
MAY 17 2016...........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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