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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1022 AM CST THU DEC 1 2016

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...THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 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              83   11/01/1933
 LOW              -17   11/26/1977
HIGHEST            74   11/01        65       9       76  11/02
LOWEST             16   11/21         6      10       -5  11/21
AVG. MAXIMUM     55.3              45.9     9.4     50.8
AVG. MINIMUM     32.1              26.8     5.3     30.7
MEAN             43.7              36.3     7.4     40.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               3.7    -3.7        3
DAYS MIN <= 32     14              20.8    -6.8       17
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.3    -0.3        2

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.32   1928
 MINIMUM            T   1954
TOTALS           1.48              2.01   -0.53     3.47
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.07   -0.02     0.12
DAYS >= .01         6               8.6    -2.6       13
DAYS >= .10         3               4.0    -1.0        8
DAYS >= .50         1               1.2    -0.2        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.4    -0.4        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           15.9   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS              T               3.1    -3.1     12.7
SINCE 7/1           T               3.4    -3.4     12.7
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        1
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.9    -0.9        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             9  11/21
 24 HR TOTAL        T   11/30 TO 11/30

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     631               860    -229      722
 SINCE 7/1        989              1483    -494     1215
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        869               799      70      747
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/230    DATE  11/18
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/220    DATE  11/18

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           18
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          6

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                5     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                      1

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

&&

NOVEMBER 2016 WILL GO INTO THE RECORD BOOKS AS A WARM AND DRY MONTH.
THE MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS 43.7 DEGREES WHICH WAS TIED FOR
2ND WARMEST NOVEMBER ON RECORD. IT WAS TIED WITH 1931. THE WARMEST
NOVEMBER WAS BACK IN 2001 WITH 47.9 DEGREES. WATERLOO RECEIVED 1.48
INCHES OF RAINFALL FOR NOVEMBER...WHICH WS 0.53 INCHES BELOW NORMAL.

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