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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
857 AM CDT SAT OCT 1 2016

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...THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 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             102   09/07/1939
                        09/06/1922
 LOW               19   09/30/1899
HIGHEST            92   09/06        90       2       MM  MM
LOWEST             45   09/27        33      12       MM  MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     77.3              75.3     2.0       MM
AVG. MINIMUM     56.3              50.7     5.6       MM
MEAN             66.8              63.0     3.8       MM
DAYS MAX >= 90      1               1.4    -0.4       MM
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0       MM
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.6    -0.6       MM
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0       MM

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        11.63   1941
 MINIMUM         0.42   1953
TOTALS           7.32              2.63    4.69       MM
DAILY AVG.       0.24              0.09    0.15       MM
DAYS >= .01        11               8.5     2.5       MM
DAYS >= .10         8               5.2     2.8       MM
DAYS >= .50         3               1.9     1.1       MM
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.5     1.5       MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              T   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0       MM
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM       MM
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0       MM
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                            MM  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   09/30 TO 09/30

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      43               138     -95       MM
 SINCE 7/1         48               158    -110       MM
COOLING TOTAL     104                78      26       MM
 SINCE 1/1        857               790      67       MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    47/330    DATE  09/15
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    61/330    DATE  09/15

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           18
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       8
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       8     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      3

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

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