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

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CLMALO

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
803 AM CDT SUN JUN 1 2014

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...THE WATERLOO CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             108   05/31/1934
 LOW               22   05/03/2005
                        05/04/1907
HIGHEST            88   05/31        88       0       96  05/14
                        05/30
LOWEST             32   05/17        33      -1       32  05/13
                                                          05/03
                                                          05/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     72.0              72.0     0.0     69.8
AVG. MINIMUM     48.3              49.0    -0.7     48.6
MEAN             60.1              60.5    -0.4     59.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.6    -0.6        1
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      1               0.6     0.4        3
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        11.36   2004
 MINIMUM         0.65   1934
TOTALS           2.66              4.53   -1.87    10.81
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.15   -0.06     0.35
DAYS >= .01         9              12.4    -3.4       16
DAYS >= .10         4               8.1    -4.1       10
DAYS >= .50         1               2.7    -1.7        7
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.3    -0.3        4

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            2.0   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      1.7
SINCE 7/1        58.0              35.3    22.7     50.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             2  05/03
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   05/31 TO 05/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     210               188      22      222
 SINCE 7/1       8318              7004    1314     7233
COOLING TOTAL      65                48      17       49
 SINCE 1/1         67                56      11       53
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/210    DATE  05/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    42/140    DATE  05/19

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           17
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     64

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               16     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      0
HAZE                      1

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

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