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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
843 AM CDT SAT NOV 1 2014

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...THE WATERLOO CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 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              95   10/03/1997
                        10/06/1963
                        10/12/1930
 LOW                0   10/30/1925
HIGHEST            73   10/16        81      -8       82  10/01
LOWEST             18   10/31        21      -3       21  10/27
AVG. MAXIMUM     60.4              61.9    -1.5     61.3
AVG. MINIMUM     37.5              38.7    -1.2     38.0
MEAN             49.0              50.3    -1.3     49.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      8               8.6    -0.6       12
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.86   2009
 MINIMUM         0.04   1975
TOTALS           3.65              2.48    1.17     2.14
DAILY AVG.       0.12              0.08    0.04     0.07
DAYS >= .01        10               8.5     1.5        9
DAYS >= .10         4               5.0    -1.0        5
DAYS >= .50         3               1.5     1.5        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.6     0.4        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            6.0   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS              T               0.3    -0.3      1.0
SINCE 7/1           T               0.3    -0.3      1.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.1    -0.1        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL        T   10/04 TO 10/04

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     492               465      27      478
 SINCE 7/1        660               623      37      600
COOLING TOTAL       0                 9      -9        8
 SINCE 1/1        658               799    -141      837
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/360    DATE  10/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/360    DATE  10/14

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           16
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
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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