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

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CLIMATE REPORT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA

1005 AM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

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...THE WATERLOO CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2014...

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

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            93   08/24        93       0       95  08/30
LOWEST             51   08/13        47       4       47  08/14
AVG. MAXIMUM     82.3              82.2     0.1     82.8
AVG. MINIMUM     61.5              60.2     1.3     60.5
MEAN             71.9              71.2     0.7     71.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      3               3.3    -0.3        6
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           2.49              4.27   -1.78     2.00
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.14   -0.06     0.06
DAYS >= .01         9               9.1    -0.1        8
DAYS >= .10         8               6.0     2.0        3
DAYS >= .50         0               3.1    -3.1        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               1.3    -1.3        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       0                16     -16        6
 SINCE 7/1         17                20      -3       20
COOLING TOTAL     221               208      13      220
 SINCE 1/1        607               712    -105      696
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    41/270    DATE  08/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    55/270    DATE  08/31

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           20
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     76

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               12     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      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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