Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLMALO

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
714 AM CDT FRI NOV 1 2013

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...THE WATERLOO CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2013...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 TO 2013

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            82   10/01        81       1       78  10/03
LOWEST             21   10/27        21       0       21  10/29
                                                          10/28
AVG. MAXIMUM     61.3              61.9    -0.6     60.0
AVG. MINIMUM     38.0              38.7    -0.7     36.9
MEAN             49.7              50.3    -0.6     48.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     12               8.6     3.4       11
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.86   2009
 MINIMUM         0.04   1975
TOTALS           2.14              2.48   -0.34     3.86
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.08   -0.01     0.12
DAYS >= .01         9               8.5     0.5       10
DAYS >= .10         5               5.0     0.0        6
DAYS >= .50         1               1.5    -0.5        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.6    -0.6        1

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            6.0   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS            1.0               0.3     0.7      0.0
SINCE 7/1         1.0               0.3     0.7      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         1               0.1     0.9        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      1.0   10/22 TO 10/22

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     478               465      13      511
 SINCE 7/1        600               623     -23      693
COOLING TOTAL       8                 9      -1        7
 SINCE 1/1        837               799      38     1083
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/150    DATE  10/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/270    DATE  10/19

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           16
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          9

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
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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