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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
530 PM CST FRI JAN 5 2018


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...THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 5 2018...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 TO 2018


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM          8    213 PM  59    2012  27    -19        8
  MINIMUM        -10    747 AM -26    1942  10    -20       -1
                                      1924
  AVERAGE         -1                        18    -19        4

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             0.77 1989   0.03  -0.03      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.01                      0.14  -0.13     0.50
  SINCE DEC 1      0.47                      1.34  -0.87     2.37
  SINCE JAN 1      0.01                      0.14  -0.13     0.50

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY           MM             8.1  2005   0.2   MM         T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.2                       1.2   -1.0       T
  SINCE DEC 1      7.9                      11.1   -3.2     10.5
  SINCE JUL 1      7.9                      14.5   -6.6     10.5
  SNOW DEPTH       3

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           66                        47     19       61
  MONTH TO DATE  338                       231    107      237
  SINCE DEC 1   1668                      1559    109     1560
  SINCE JUL 1   3059                      3042     17     2549

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 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    NE (40)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    14   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (40)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     5.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    83           800 AM
 LOWEST     60           200 PM
 AVERAGE    72

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THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   27        52      1933
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   10       -26      1970


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JANUARY  5 2018.......SUNRISE   739 AM CST   SUNSET   451 PM CST
JANUARY  6 2018.......SUNRISE   739 AM CST   SUNSET   452 PM CST


-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.




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