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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
525 PM CDT SAT MAY 21 2016


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...THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 21 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         81    316 PM  93    1934  74      7       76
  MINIMUM         42    452 AM  33    1931  51     -9       38
  AVERAGE         62                        62      0       57

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.49 2004   0.15  -0.15     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.84                      3.01  -2.17     2.82
  SINCE MAR 1      6.32                      8.78  -2.46     6.78
  SINCE JAN 1      8.04                     10.60  -2.56     8.81

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            3                         5     -2        8
  MONTH TO DATE  209                       153     56      141
  SINCE MAR 1   1428                      1550   -122     1504
  SINCE JUL 1   6127                      6969   -842     7265

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         2     -2        0
  MONTH TO DATE    4                        26    -22       25
  SINCE MAR 1      7                        34    -27       25
  SINCE JAN 1      7                        34    -27       25
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    14   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (330)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    19   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (360)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     3.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.1


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    92           400 AM
 LOWEST     18           300 PM
 AVERAGE    55

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THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   74       101      1925
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   51        32      1963


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 21 2016...........SUNRISE   542 AM CDT   SUNSET   831 PM CDT
MAY 22 2016...........SUNRISE   541 AM CDT   SUNSET   832 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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