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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
700 AM CST SUN NOV 1 2015

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...THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 TO 2015

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            83   10/11        81       2       73  10/16
LOWEST             22   10/17        21       1       18  10/31
AVG. MAXIMUM     63.7              61.9     1.8     60.4
AVG. MINIMUM     40.2              38.7     1.5     37.5
MEAN             51.9              50.3     1.6     49.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      4               8.6    -4.6        8
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.86   2009
 MINIMUM         0.04   1975
TOTALS           1.67              2.48   -0.81     3.65
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.08   -0.03     0.12
DAYS >= .01         6               8.5    -2.5       10
DAYS >= .10         4               5.0    -1.0        4
DAYS >= .50         1               1.5    -0.5        3
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.6    -0.6        1

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            6.0   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS            0.0               0.3    -0.3        T
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.3    -0.3        T
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     398               465     -67      492
 SINCE 7/1        493               623    -130      660
COOLING TOTAL       3                 9      -6        0
 SINCE 1/1        747               799     -52      658
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/260    DATE  10/21
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/280    DATE  10/12

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           20
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                8     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       9     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      0

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

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