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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1148 AM CST TUE MAR 1 2016

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...THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 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              71   02/15/1921
 LOW              -31   02/03/1996
                        02/02/1996
HIGHEST            64   02/27        51      13       41  02/07
LOWEST             -6   02/13       -13       7      -24  02/27
AVG. MAXIMUM     34.1              32.2     1.9     20.8
AVG. MINIMUM     19.3              14.6     4.7      1.0
MEAN             26.7              23.4     3.3     10.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     11              13.3    -2.3       24
DAYS MIN <= 32     27              25.7     1.3       28
DAYS MIN <= 0       3               5.0    -2.0       14

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.68   1915
 MINIMUM         0.00   2002
TOTALS           0.94              0.99   -0.05     1.04
DAILY AVG.       0.03                MM      MM     0.04
DAYS >= .01         5               7.4    -2.4        5
DAYS >= .10         4               2.9     1.1        2
DAYS >= .50         0               0.4    -0.4        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           24.3   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS           12.9               7.4     5.5     11.9
SINCE 7/1        43.1              28.9    14.2     28.5
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      3                MM      MM        4
DAYS >= 1.0         4               2.3     1.7        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         8   02/03                          8  02/04
                                                          02/03
                                                          02/02
 24 HR TOTAL      3.7   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1102              1165     -63     1506
 SINCE 7/1       4699              5455    -756     5761
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/270    DATE  02/19
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    52/280    DATE  02/19

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            5
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         12

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     76

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                1     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW               10     SLEET                      0
FOG                      17     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                     10

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

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