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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
958 AM CDT THU SEP 1 2016

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...THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 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             110   08/18/1936
 LOW               33   08/20/1950
HIGHEST            90   08/10        93      -3       90  08/02
LOWEST             54   08/21        47       7       45  08/26
AVG. MAXIMUM     81.7              82.2    -0.5     79.4
AVG. MINIMUM     62.0              60.2     1.8     58.2
MEAN             71.9              71.2     0.7     68.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      1               3.3    -2.3        1
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.33   2007
 MINIMUM         0.08   2003
TOTALS           5.22              4.27    0.95     5.56
DAILY AVG.       0.17              0.14    0.03     0.18
DAYS >= .01         9               9.1    -0.1        9
DAYS >= .10         6               6.0     0.0        6
DAYS >= .50         3               3.1    -0.1        2
DAYS >= 1.00        3               1.3     1.7        1

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   5
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   08/31 TO 08/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       3                16     -13       20
 SINCE 7/1          5                20     -15       31
COOLING TOTAL     223               208      15      146
 SINCE 1/1        753               712      41      575
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/330    DATE  08/04
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/330    DATE  08/04

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           21
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     77

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      22     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      6
HAZE                      3

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

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