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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
528 PM CDT SUN MAY 17 2015


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...THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 17 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         77    310 PM  94    1934  72      5       64
  MINIMUM         66    642 AM  32    2014  49     17       32
                                      1925
                                      1915
  AVERAGE         72                        61     11       48

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             2.64 1991   0.15  -0.15     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    2.54                      2.41   0.13     2.14
  SINCE MAR 1      6.50                      8.18  -1.68    10.88
  SINCE JAN 1      8.54                     10.00  -1.46    13.51

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           1.0  1991   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            0                         6     -6       17
  MONTH TO DATE   80                       133    -53      190
  SINCE MAR 1   1443                      1530    -87     1890
  SINCE JUL 1   7204                      6949    255     8298

 COOLING
  TODAY            7                         2      5        0
  MONTH TO DATE   29                        18     11        8
  SINCE MAR 1     29                        26      3       10
  SINCE JAN 1     29                        26      3       10
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    32   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SW (210)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    44   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SW (220)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    18.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    87           200 AM
 LOWEST     50           300 PM
 AVERAGE    69

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THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   73        98      1934
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   50        32      2002


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 17 2015...........SUNRISE   546 AM CDT   SUNSET   827 PM CDT
MAY 18 2015...........SUNRISE   545 AM CDT   SUNSET   828 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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