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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
527 PM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

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...THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 26 2016...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 TO 2016


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         82    343 PM  94    1967  75      7       68
  MINIMUM         58    503 AM  33    1961  53      5       60
  AVERAGE         70                        64      6       64

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.62          1.61 1986   0.15   0.47     0.82
  MONTH TO DATE    1.54                      3.76  -2.22     4.56
  SINCE MAR 1      7.02                      9.53  -2.51     8.52
  SINCE JAN 1      8.74                     11.35  -2.61    10.55

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0          MM      MM   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      2.9                       6.4   -3.5      0.7
  SINCE JUL 1     46.0                      35.3   10.7     29.2
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            0                         4     -4        1
  MONTH TO DATE  210                       173     37      152
  SINCE MAR 1   1429                      1570   -141     1515
  SINCE JUL 1   6128                      6989   -861     7276

 COOLING
  TODAY            5                         2      3        0
  MONTH TO DATE   34                        36     -2       31
  SINCE MAR 1     37                        44     -7       31
  SINCE JAN 1     37                        44     -7       31
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    33   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (250)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    43   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (260)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.3


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.2


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  HEAVY RAIN
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    90           600 AM
 LOWEST     45           200 PM
 AVERAGE    68

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THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   76        93      1900
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   53        32      1971


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 26 2016...........SUNRISE   538 AM CDT   SUNSET   836 PM CDT
MAY 27 2016...........SUNRISE   537 AM CDT   SUNSET   837 PM CDT


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




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