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CLIALO

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
132 AM CDT WED MAY 4 2016


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...THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 3 2016...

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


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         69    431 PM  90    1949  68      1       81
  MINIMUM         37    515 AM  22    2005  44     -7       56
  AVERAGE         53                        56     -3       69

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          1.40 1902   0.14  -0.14     0.40
  MONTH TO DATE    0.16                      0.42  -0.26     0.40
  SINCE MAR 1      5.64                      6.19  -0.55     4.36
  SINCE JAN 1      7.36                      8.01  -0.65     6.39

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           0.8  2013   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      2.9                       6.4   -3.5      0.7
  SINCE JUL 1     46.0                      35.3   10.7     29.2
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       12                        10      2        0
  MONTH TO DATE   46                        30     16       16
  SINCE MAR 1   1265                      1427   -162     1379
  SINCE JUL 1   5964                      6846   -882     7140

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        4
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         3     -3        4
  SINCE MAR 1      3                        11     -8        4
  SINCE JAN 1      3                        11     -8        4
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    25   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (260)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    32   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (250)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.3


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    92           300 AM
 LOWEST     32           300 PM
 AVERAGE    62

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THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   68        91      1918
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   45        22      1907


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  4 2016...........SUNRISE   600 AM CDT   SUNSET   814 PM CDT
MAY  5 2016...........SUNRISE   558 AM CDT   SUNSET   815 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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