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CLIALO

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
136 AM CDT TUE MAY 12 2015


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...THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 11 2015...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         63    219 AM  89    1911  70     -7       70
  MINIMUM         45   1159 PM  27    1925  47     -2       53
  AVERAGE         54                        59     -5       62

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        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)
  YESTERDAY        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
  YESTERDAY       11                         7      4        3
  MONTH TO DATE   46                        95    -49       95
  SINCE MAR 1   1409                      1492    -83     1795
  SINCE JUL 1   7170                      6911    259     8203

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        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    36   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (250)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    17.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  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 TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   71        89      1900
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   48        30      1928
                                             1895


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 12 2015...........SUNRISE   551 AM CDT   SUNSET   821 PM CDT
MAY 13 2015...........SUNRISE   550 AM CDT   SUNSET   823 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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