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CLIALO

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
529 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015


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...THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 3 2015...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 TO 2015


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         32    319 PM  70    1983  39     -7       10
  MINIMUM         24   1217 AM -19    2014  21      3      -19
  AVERAGE         28                        30     -2       -4

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.05          1.05 1951   0.06  -0.01     0.12
  MONTH TO DATE    0.05                      0.16  -0.11     0.31
  SINCE MAR 1      0.05                      0.16  -0.11     0.31
  SINCE JAN 1      2.09                      1.98   0.11     2.94

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            T             4.1  1948   0.2   -0.2      1.5
  MONTH TO DATE    0.2                       0.6   -0.4      4.1
  SINCE MAR 1      0.2                       0.6   -0.4      4.1
  SINCE JUL 1     28.7                      29.5   -0.8     55.0
  SNOW DEPTH       4

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           37                        35      2       69
  MONTH TO DATE  142                       106     36      199
  SINCE MAR 1    142                       106     36      199
  SINCE JUL 1   5903                      5525    378     6607

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    24   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (310)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    33   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (290)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    13.1


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LT FREEZING RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           600 AM
 LOWEST     72           300 PM
 AVERAGE    86

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THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   39        70      1983
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   22       -12      1978


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH  3 2015.........SUNRISE   642 AM CST   SUNSET   601 PM CST
MARCH  4 2015.........SUNRISE   641 AM CST   SUNSET   603 PM CST


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




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