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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
853 AM CDT WED JUN 1 2016

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...THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 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             108   05/31/1934
 LOW               22   05/03/2005
                        05/04/1907
HIGHEST            87   05/06        88      -1       82  05/28
                                                          05/16
LOWEST             32   05/15        33      -1       34  05/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     72.1              72.0     0.1     70.4
AVG. MINIMUM     47.7              49.0    -1.3     51.3
MEAN             59.9              60.5    -0.6     60.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.6    -0.6        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      1               0.6     0.4        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        11.36   2004
 MINIMUM         0.65   1934
TOTALS           3.24              4.53   -1.29     4.87
DAILY AVG.       0.10              0.15   -0.05     0.16
DAYS >= .01        13              12.4     0.6       14
DAYS >= .10         8               8.1    -0.1       10
DAYS >= .50         3               2.7     0.3        3
DAYS >= 1.00        0               1.3    -1.3        1

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            2.0   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1        46.0              35.3    10.7     29.2
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   05/31 TO 05/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     210               188      22      168
 SINCE 7/1       6128              7004    -876     7292
COOLING TOTAL      60                48      12       47
 SINCE 1/1         63                56       7       47
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/250    DATE  05/26
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/260    DATE  05/26

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           16
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     63

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                6     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      7

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

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