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

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
000
CXUS53 KDMX 011258
CLMALO

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
756 AM CDT TUE OCT 1 2013

...................................

...THE WATERLOO CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 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
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             102   09/07/1939
                        09/06/1922
 LOW               19   09/30/1899
HIGHEST            99   09/09        90       9       95  09/04
LOWEST             39   09/29        33       6       29  09/24
                        09/14                             09/23
AVG. MAXIMUM     78.6              75.3     3.3     76.6
AVG. MINIMUM     52.9              50.7     2.2     46.1
MEAN             65.8              63.0     2.8     61.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      3               1.4     1.6        3
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.6    -0.6        2
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        11.63   1941
 MINIMUM         0.42   1953
TOTALS           1.48              2.63   -1.15     1.88
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.09   -0.04     0.06
DAYS >= .01         7               8.5    -1.5        6
DAYS >= .10         3               5.2    -2.2        3
DAYS >= .50         1               1.9    -0.9        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.5    -0.5        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              T   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
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   09/30 TO 09/30

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     102               138     -36      167
 SINCE 7/1        122               158     -36      182
COOLING TOTAL     133                78      55       64
 SINCE 1/1        829               790      39     1076
.................................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    25/150    DATE  09/27
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    32/200    DATE  09/30

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           23
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      4

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

$$






USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.