Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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CLMALO

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
915 AM CDT TUE SEP 1 2015

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...THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             110   08/18/1936
 LOW               33   08/20/1950
HIGHEST            90   08/02        93      -3       93  08/24
LOWEST             45   08/26        47      -2       51  08/13
AVG. MAXIMUM     79.4              82.2    -2.8     82.3
AVG. MINIMUM     58.2              60.2    -2.0     61.5
MEAN             68.8              71.2    -2.4     71.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      1               3.3    -2.3        3
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.33   2007
 MINIMUM         0.08   2003
TOTALS           5.56              4.27    1.29     2.49
DAILY AVG.       0.18              0.14    0.04     0.08
DAYS >= .01         9               9.1    -0.1        9
DAYS >= .10         6               6.0     0.0        8
DAYS >= .50         2               3.1    -1.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.3    -0.3        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   5
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   08/31 TO 08/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      20                16       4        0
 SINCE 7/1         31                20      11       17
COOLING TOTAL     146               208     -62      221
 SINCE 1/1        575               712    -137      607
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/110    DATE  08/28
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    38/110    DATE  08/28

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           21
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     76

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      17     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      0

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

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