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CLIALO

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
526 PM CDT WED MAR 18 2015


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...THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 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         46    359 PM  81    2012  47     -1       48
  MINIMUM         31    412 AM  -2    1960  27      4       32
                                      1909
  AVERAGE         39                        37      2       40

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.06 1971   0.07  -0.07     0.23
  MONTH TO DATE    0.06                      1.06  -1.00     0.67
  SINCE MAR 1      0.06                      1.06  -1.00     0.67
  SINCE JAN 1      2.10                      2.88  -0.78     3.30

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           4.5  1930   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.2                       3.0   -2.8      5.6
  SINCE MAR 1      0.2                       3.0   -2.8      5.6
  SINCE JUL 1     28.7                      31.9   -3.2     56.5
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           26                        28     -2       25
  MONTH TO DATE  565                       577    -12      734
  SINCE MAR 1    565                       577    -12      734
  SINCE JUL 1   6326                      5996    330     7142

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    13   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     E (110)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    16   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     E (110)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     3.8


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    85           300 AM
 LOWEST     28           400 PM
 AVERAGE    57

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THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   47        80      2012
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   27       -17      1923


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH 18 2015.........SUNRISE   717 AM CDT   SUNSET   719 PM CDT
MARCH 19 2015.........SUNRISE   715 AM CDT   SUNSET   720 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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