Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
828 AM CDT THU MAY 1 2014

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...THE WATERLOO CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 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             100   04/22/1980
 LOW               -4   04/06/1982
HIGHEST            83   04/12        81       2       83  04/30
LOWEST             22   04/15        19       3       16  04/03
                        04/05
AVG. MAXIMUM     57.6              60.6    -3.0     54.1
AVG. MINIMUM     34.2              37.2    -3.0     34.3
MEAN             45.9              48.9    -3.0     44.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     10               8.5     1.5       13
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.79   2008
 MINIMUM         0.28   1942
TOTALS           7.24              3.71    3.53     7.12
DAILY AVG.       0.24              0.12    0.12     0.24
DAYS >= .01        16              10.9     5.1       13
DAYS >= .10        11               7.0     4.0       11
DAYS >= .50         5               2.4     2.6        4
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.7     1.3        2

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           10.3   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS            0.4               1.8    -1.4      0.1
SINCE 7/1        58.0              35.3    22.7     48.4
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.6    -0.6        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                            -1  04/13
 24 HR TOTAL      0.4   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     568               491      77      618
 SINCE 7/1       8108              6816    1292     7011
COOLING TOTAL       2                 8      -6        4
 SINCE 1/1          2                 8      -6        4
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              13.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/100    DATE  04/27
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    50/170    DATE  04/16

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           11
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                3     SLEET                      0
FOG                      20     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
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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