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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
801 AM CST TUE DEC 1 2015

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...THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 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              83   11/01/1933
 LOW              -17   11/26/1977
HIGHEST            76   11/02        65      11       62  11/03
LOWEST             -5   11/21         6     -11       -1  11/21
AVG. MAXIMUM     50.8              45.9     4.9     37.9
AVG. MINIMUM     30.7              26.8     3.9     18.9
MEAN             40.8              36.3     4.5     28.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      3               3.7    -0.7       15
DAYS MIN <= 32     17              20.8    -3.8       23
DAYS MIN <= 0       2               0.3     1.7        2

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.32   1928
 MINIMUM            T   1954
TOTALS           3.47              2.01    1.46     0.65
DAILY AVG.       0.12              0.07    0.05     0.02
DAYS >= .01        13               8.6     4.4        7
DAYS >= .10         8               4.0     4.0        3
DAYS >= .50         2               1.2     0.8        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.4    -0.4        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           15.9   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS           12.7               3.1     9.6      5.4
SINCE 7/1        12.7               3.4     9.3      5.4
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                MM      MM        1
DAYS >= 1.0         2               0.9     1.1        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         9   11/21                          3  11/16
 24 HR TOTAL     10.5   11/20 TO 11/20

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     722               860    -138     1089
 SINCE 7/1       1215              1483    -268     1749
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        747               799     -52      658
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/210    DATE  11/18
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    50/230    DATE  11/18

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           14
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     74

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          3     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                3     SLEET                      0
FOG                      16     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      2

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

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