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CLIALO

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
531 PM CDT TUE AUG 18 2015


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...THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 18 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         69    153 PM 110    1936  82    -13       88
  MINIMUM         65    330 PM  43    2012  60      5       64
                                      1977
  AVERAGE         67                        71     -4       76

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.56          1.91 1954   0.15   0.41     0.35
  MONTH TO DATE    1.06                      2.59  -1.53     0.35
  SINCE JUN 1      9.88                     12.48  -2.60    11.12
  SINCE JAN 1     20.75                     24.60  -3.85    25.15

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 JUN 1      0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE JUL 1      0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         1     -1        0
  SINCE JUN 1     23                        31     -8       24
  SINCE JUL 1     11                         5      6       17

 COOLING
  TODAY            2                         7     -5       11
  MONTH TO DATE  129                       132     -3      100
  SINCE JUN 1    511                       580    -69      419
  SINCE JAN 1    558                       636    -78      486
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    18   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SW (230)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    21   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SW (240)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           400 AM
 LOWEST     93           100 AM
 AVERAGE    97

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THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   82       100      1983
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   60        42      1963


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
AUGUST 18 2015........SUNRISE   619 AM CDT   SUNSET   807 PM CDT
AUGUST 19 2015........SUNRISE   620 AM CDT   SUNSET   805 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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