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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
530 PM CST MON DEC 5 2016

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...THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 5 2016...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 TO 2016


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         34    446 PM  67    2001  35     -1       48
  MINIMUM         29    341 AM -16    2005  17     12       33
  AVERAGE         32                        26      6       41

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.68 1982   0.04  -0.04     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.54                      0.24   0.30     0.06
  SINCE DEC 1      0.54                      0.24   0.30     0.06
  SINCE JAN 1     40.51                     33.64   6.87    33.11

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           5.3  1925   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    2.6                       1.5    1.1      0.2
  SINCE DEC 1      2.6                       1.5    1.1      0.2
  SINCE JUL 1      2.6                       4.9   -2.3     12.9
  SNOW DEPTH       3

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           33                        39     -6       24
  MONTH TO DATE  156                       191    -35      151
  SINCE DEC 1    156                       191    -35      151
  SINCE JUL 1   1145                      1674   -529     1366

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1    869                       799     70      746
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    22   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (150)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    28   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (150)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    11.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  FOG
  FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           300 AM
 LOWEST     89           200 PM
 AVERAGE    95

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THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   34        60      1951
                                             1939
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   16       -14      2005


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER  5 2016......SUNRISE   724 AM CST   SUNSET   436 PM CST
DECEMBER  6 2016......SUNRISE   725 AM CST   SUNSET   436 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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