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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1005 AM CST WED FEB 1 2017

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...THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 TO 2017

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            45   01/21        44       1       42  01/30
LOWEST             -5   01/06       -16      11      -12  01/17
AVG. MAXIMUM     29.5              27.4     2.1     25.8
AVG. MINIMUM     17.6               9.5     8.1     11.6
MEAN             23.6              18.5     5.1     18.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     14              19.0    -5.0       23
DAYS MIN <= 32     29              30.1    -1.1       31
DAYS MIN <= 0       3               8.1    -5.1        8

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.02   1946
 MINIMUM         0.02   1948
TOTALS           2.89              0.83    2.06     0.78
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.03    0.06     0.03
DAYS >= .01         8               7.2     0.8        7
DAYS >= .10         6               2.4     3.6        3
DAYS >= .50         3               0.2     2.8        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           26.0   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS            3.7               8.2    -4.5      3.5
SINCE 7/1        14.2              21.5    -7.3     30.2
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 5      -5        4
DAYS >= 1.0         2               2.8    -0.8        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         2   01/30                          7  01/05
                        01/29                             01/04
                        01/28                             01/03
 24 HR TOTAL      2.0   01/25 TO 01/25

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1277              1443    -166     1426
 SINCE 7/1       3589              4254    -665     3597
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/300    DATE  01/10
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    41/290    DATE  01/10

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            5
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             13
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         13

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     79

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN                5     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                8     SLEET                      0
FOG                      17     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                      6

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

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