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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1138 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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...THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2016...

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

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             100   04/22/1980
 LOW               -4   04/06/1982
HIGHEST            80   04/16        81      -1       80  04/17
                                                          04/01
LOWEST             16   04/09        19      -3       24  04/04
AVG. MAXIMUM     59.7              60.6    -0.9     62.6
AVG. MINIMUM     38.4              37.2     1.2     36.7
MEAN             49.1              48.9     0.2     49.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      9               8.5     0.5        9
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.79   2008
 MINIMUM         0.28   1942
TOTALS           2.60              3.71   -1.11     3.36
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.12   -0.03     0.11
DAYS >= .01        13              10.9     2.1       10
DAYS >= .10         7               7.0     0.0        8
DAYS >= .50         1               2.4    -1.4        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.7    -0.7        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           10.3   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS              T               1.8    -1.8        T
SINCE 7/1        46.0              35.3    10.7     29.2
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.6    -0.6        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL        T   04/08 TO 04/08

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     473               491     -18      454
 SINCE 7/1       5918              6816    -898     7124
COOLING TOTAL       3                 8      -5        0
 SINCE 1/1          3                 8      -5        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/310    DATE  04/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    53/330    DATE  04/02

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           13
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     63

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
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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