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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
203 PM CST SAT FEB 1 2014

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...THE WATERLOO CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 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              65   01/26/2002
 LOW              -34   01/16/2009
HIGHEST            44   01/19        44       0       50  01/19
                                                          01/18
LOWEST            -21   01/03       -16      -5       -7  01/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     21.2              27.4    -6.2     31.0
AVG. MINIMUM     -1.1               9.5   -10.6     11.0
MEAN             10.0              18.5    -8.5     21.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     22              19.0     3.0       17
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              30.1     0.9       29
DAYS MIN <= 0      16               8.1     7.9        6

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.02   1946
 MINIMUM         0.02   1948
TOTALS           0.66              0.83   -0.17     1.30
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.03   -0.01     0.04
DAYS >= .01         9               7.2     1.8        6
DAYS >= .10         1               2.4    -1.4        4
DAYS >= .50         0               0.2    -0.2        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           26.0   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS            6.5               8.2    -1.7      7.5
SINCE 7/1        31.3              21.5     9.8     18.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      3                 5      -2        2
DAYS >= 1.0         2               2.8    -0.8        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         5   01/02                          6  01/04
                        01/01                             01/03
                                                          01/02
 24 HR TOTAL      2.0   01/20 TO 01/20

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1697              1443     254     1360
 SINCE 7/1       4851              4254     597     4036
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              13.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    43/320    DATE  01/26
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    52/310    DATE  01/26

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           13
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     75

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                2     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                4     SNOW                       5
LIGHT SNOW               16     SLEET                      0
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                     15

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

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