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

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CLMALO

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
805 AM CDT THU OCT 1 2015

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...THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 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             102   09/07/1939
                        09/06/1922
 LOW               19   09/30/1899
HIGHEST            92   09/06        90       2       91  09/04
LOWEST             39   09/30        33       6       32  09/13
AVG. MAXIMUM     79.8              75.3     4.5     73.5
AVG. MINIMUM     56.8              50.7     6.1     49.3
MEAN             68.3              63.0     5.3     61.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      3               1.4     1.6        1
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        11.63   1941
 MINIMUM         0.42   1953
TOTALS           2.59              2.63   -0.04     1.66
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.09    0.00     0.06
DAYS >= .01         7               8.5    -1.5       10
DAYS >= .10         5               5.2    -0.2        6
DAYS >= .50         2               1.9     0.1        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      64               138     -74      151
 SINCE 7/1         95               158     -63      168
COOLING TOTAL     169                78      91       51
 SINCE 1/1        744               790     -46      658
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/170    DATE  09/15
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/160    DATE  09/15

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           23
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN                8     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
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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