Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLMALO

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1051 AM CST MON FEB 1 2016

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...THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2016...

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

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              65   01/26/2002
 LOW              -34   01/16/2009
HIGHEST            42   01/30        44      -2       47  01/24
LOWEST            -12   01/17       -16       4      -18  01/06
AVG. MAXIMUM     25.8              27.4    -1.6     29.7
AVG. MINIMUM     11.6               9.5     2.1     11.5
MEAN             18.7              18.5     0.2     20.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     23              19.0     4.0       14
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              30.1     0.9       30
DAYS MIN <= 0       8               8.1    -0.1       10

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.02   1946
 MINIMUM         0.02   1948
TOTALS           0.78              0.83   -0.05     1.00
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.03    0.00     0.03
DAYS >= .01         7               7.2    -0.2        8
DAYS >= .10         3               2.4     0.6        2
DAYS >= .50         0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           26.0   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS            3.5               8.2    -4.7     10.7
SINCE 7/1        30.2              21.5     8.7     16.6
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      4                 5      -1        2
DAYS >= 1.0         1               2.8    -1.8        3
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         7   01/05                          6  01/06
                        01/04
                        01/03
 24 HR TOTAL      2.5   01/25 TO 01/25

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1426              1443     -17     1366
 SINCE 7/1       3597              4254    -657     4255
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/320    DATE  01/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/320    DATE  01/12

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           11
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         12

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     80

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                2     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                9     SLEET                      0
FOG                      23     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                     12

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

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