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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
939 AM CDT MON JUN 1 2015

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...THE WATERLOO CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 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             108   05/31/1934
 LOW               22   05/03/2005
                        05/04/1907
HIGHEST            82   05/28        88      -6       88  05/31
                        05/16                             05/30
LOWEST             34   05/01        33       1       32  05/17
AVG. MAXIMUM     70.4              72.0    -1.6     72.0
AVG. MINIMUM     51.3              49.0     2.3     48.3
MEAN             60.8              60.5     0.3     60.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.6    -0.6        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.6    -0.6        1
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        11.36   2004
 MINIMUM         0.65   1934
TOTALS           4.87              4.53    0.34     2.66
DAILY AVG.       0.16              0.15    0.01     0.09
DAYS >= .01        14              12.4     1.6        9
DAYS >= .10        10               8.1     1.9        4
DAYS >= .50         3               2.7     0.3        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.3    -0.3        1

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            2.0   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1        29.2              35.3    -6.1     58.0
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     168               188     -20      210
 SINCE 7/1       7292              7004     288     8318
COOLING TOTAL      47                48      -1       65
 SINCE 1/1         47                56      -9       67
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/230    DATE  05/17
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/210    DATE  05/17

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            9
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                7     RAIN                      10
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      17     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      2

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

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