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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1104 AM CDT TUE NOV 1 2016

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...THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 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              95   10/03/1997
                        10/06/1963
                        10/12/1930
 LOW                0   10/30/1925
HIGHEST            81   10/17        81       0       83  10/11
LOWEST             27   10/21        21       6       22  10/17
AVG. MAXIMUM     66.6              61.9     4.7     63.7
AVG. MINIMUM     43.5              38.7     4.8     40.2
MEAN             55.0              50.3     4.7     51.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      3               8.6    -5.6        4
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.86   2009
 MINIMUM         0.04   1975
TOTALS           2.48              2.48    0.00     1.67
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.08    0.00     0.05
DAYS >= .01         9               8.5     0.5        6
DAYS >= .10         3               5.0    -2.0        4
DAYS >= .50         1               1.5    -0.5        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.6     0.4        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            6.0   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS            0.0               0.3    -0.3      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.3    -0.3      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   10/31 TO 10/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     310               465    -155      398
 SINCE 7/1        358               623    -265      493
COOLING TOTAL      12                 9       3        3
 SINCE 1/1        869               799      70      747
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/120    DATE  10/25
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/140    DATE  10/25

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           15
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      19     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                      4

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

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