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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
526 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014


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...THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 17 2014...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 TO 2014


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         49    206 PM  85    1985  61    -12       45
  MINIMUM         33    705 AM  14    1921  38     -5       39
  AVERAGE         41                        50     -9       42

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.62 2013   0.13  -0.13     1.62
  MONTH TO DATE    4.70                      1.90   2.80     5.18
  SINCE MAR 1      6.20                      3.96   2.24     7.75
  SINCE JAN 1      8.83                      5.78   3.05    10.83

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           3.0  1960   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.4                       1.4   -1.0       T
  SINCE MAR 1      6.2                       6.0    0.2     11.2
  SINCE JUL 1     58.0                      34.9   23.1     48.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           24                        16      8       23
  MONTH TO DATE  366                       323     43      402
  SINCE MAR 1   1498                      1229    269     1585
  SINCE JUL 1   7906                      6648   1258     6795

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    1                         0      1        0
  SINCE MAR 1      1                         0      1        0
  SINCE JAN 1      1                         0      1        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    22   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (260)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    27   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (280)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    12.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    89           300 AM
 LOWEST     53           200 PM
 AVERAGE    71

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THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   62        92      1994
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   38        20      1983


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 17 2014.........SUNRISE   625 AM CDT   SUNSET   754 PM CDT
APRIL 18 2014.........SUNRISE   624 AM CDT   SUNSET   755 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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