Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
110 PM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

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...THE WATERLOO CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 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             102   09/07/1939
                        09/06/1922
 LOW               19   09/30/1899
HIGHEST            91   09/04        90       1       99  09/09
LOWEST             32   09/13        33      -1       39  09/29
                                                          09/14
AVG. MAXIMUM     73.5              75.3    -1.8     78.6
AVG. MINIMUM     49.3              50.7    -1.4     52.9
MEAN             61.4              63.0    -1.6     65.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      1               1.4    -0.4        3
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      1               0.6     0.4        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        11.63   1941
 MINIMUM         0.42   1953
TOTALS           1.66              2.63   -0.97     1.48
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.09   -0.03     0.05
DAYS >= .01        10               8.5     1.5        7
DAYS >= .10         6               5.2     0.8        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     151               138      13      102
 SINCE 7/1        168               158      10      122
COOLING TOTAL      51                78     -27      133
 SINCE 1/1        658               790    -132      829
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    45/190    DATE  09/08
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    57/180    DATE  09/08

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           18
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     74

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      18     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      3

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

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