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

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CLMALO

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1229 PM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

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...THE WATERLOO CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 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              65   01/26/2002
 LOW              -34   01/16/2009
HIGHEST            47   01/24        44       3       44  01/19
LOWEST            -18   01/06       -16      -2      -21  01/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     29.7              27.4     2.3     21.2
AVG. MINIMUM     11.5               9.5     2.0     -1.1
MEAN             20.6              18.5     2.1     10.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     14              19.0    -5.0       22
DAYS MIN <= 32     30              30.1    -0.1       31
DAYS MIN <= 0      10               8.1     1.9       16

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.02   1946
 MINIMUM         0.02   1948
TOTALS           1.00              0.83    0.17     0.66
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.03    0.00     0.02
DAYS >= .01         8               7.2     0.8        9
DAYS >= .10         2               2.4    -0.4        1
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           10.7               8.2     2.5      6.5
SINCE 7/1        16.6              21.5    -4.9     31.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      2                 5      -3        3
DAYS >= 1.0         3               2.8     0.2        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         6   01/06                          5  01/02
                                                          01/01
 24 HR TOTAL      4.8   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1366              1443     -77     1697
 SINCE 7/1       4255              4254       1     4851
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/320    DATE  01/08
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/330    DATE  01/08

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           16
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              5
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     81

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                3     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW                9     SLEET                      0
FOG                      20     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                     10

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

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