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

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CLMALO

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
810 AM CDT SUN SEP 1 2013

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...THE WATERLOO CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2013...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 TO 2013

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             110   08/18/1936
 LOW               33   08/20/1950
HIGHEST            95   08/30        93       2       97  08/07
LOWEST             47   08/14        47       0       43  08/18
AVG. MAXIMUM     82.8              82.2     0.6     85.2
AVG. MINIMUM     60.5              60.2     0.3     56.8
MEAN             71.6              71.2     0.4     71.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      6               3.3     2.7       10
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.33   2007
 MINIMUM         0.08   2003
TOTALS           2.00              4.27   -2.27     1.47
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.14   -0.08     0.05
DAYS >= .01         8               9.1    -1.1        7
DAYS >= .10         3               6.0    -3.0        5
DAYS >= .50         1               3.1    -2.1        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.3    -0.3        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   5
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   08/31 TO 08/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       6                16     -10       15
 SINCE 7/1         20                20       0       15
COOLING TOTAL     220               208      12      210
 SINCE 1/1        696               712     -16     1012
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    24/320    DATE  08/22
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    33/300    DATE  08/22

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           26
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              5
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

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

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

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