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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
656 AM CST WED MAR 1 2017

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...THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 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              71   02/15/1921
 LOW              -31   02/03/1996
                        02/02/1996
HIGHEST            69   02/22        51      18       64  02/27
                        02/17
LOWEST              8   02/09       -13      21       -6  02/13
AVG. MAXIMUM     44.3              32.2    12.1     34.1
AVG. MINIMUM     22.9              14.6     8.3     19.3
MEAN             33.6              23.4    10.2     26.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      5              13.3    -8.3       11
DAYS MIN <= 32     24              25.7    -1.7       27
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               5.0    -5.0        3

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.68   1915
 MINIMUM         0.00   2002
TOTALS           1.04              0.99    0.05     0.94
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.04    0.00     0.03
DAYS >= .01         6               7.4    -1.4        5
DAYS >= .10         3               2.9     0.1        4
DAYS >= .50         0               0.4    -0.4        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           24.3   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS            1.4               7.4    -6.0     12.9
SINCE 7/1        15.6              28.9   -13.3     43.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 5      -5        3
DAYS >= 1.0         1               2.3    -1.3        4
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   02/25                          8  02/03
 24 HR TOTAL      1.2   02/24 TO 02/24

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     873              1165    -292     1102
 SINCE 7/1       4462              5419    -957     4699
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/040    DATE  02/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    39/030    DATE  02/24

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           19
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                6     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                3     SLEET                      0
FOG                      16     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                      5

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

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