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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
720 AM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

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...THE WATERLOO CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 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              71   02/15/1921
 LOW              -31   02/03/1996
                        02/02/1996
HIGHEST            41   02/07        51     -10       43  02/18
LOWEST            -24   02/27       -13     -11      -25  02/11
AVG. MAXIMUM     20.8              32.2   -11.4     19.8
AVG. MINIMUM      1.0              14.6   -13.6     -1.4
MEAN             10.9              23.4   -12.5      9.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     24              13.3    10.7       23
DAYS MIN <= 32     28              25.7     2.3       28
DAYS MIN <= 0      14               5.0     9.0       16

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.68   1915
 MINIMUM         0.00   2002
TOTALS           1.04              0.99    0.05     1.97
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.04    0.00     0.07
DAYS >= .01         5               7.4    -2.4       12
DAYS >= .10         2               2.9    -0.9        7
DAYS >= .50         1               0.4     0.6        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           24.3   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS           11.9               7.4     4.5     20.5
SINCE 7/1        28.5              28.9    -0.4     51.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      4                 5      -1        4
DAYS >= 1.0         2               2.3    -0.3        7
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         8   02/04                          9  02/18
                        02/03
                        02/02
 24 HR TOTAL      6.3   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1506              1165     341     1557
 SINCE 7/1       5761              5419     342     6408
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/330    DATE  02/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/330    DATE  02/14

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           13
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     75

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                0     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW               12     SLEET                      0
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                     11

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

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