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

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CLMALO

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
846 PM CST FRI FEB 2 2018

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...THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              65   01/26/2002
 LOW              -34   01/16/2009
HIGHEST            54   01/26        44      10       45  01/21
LOWEST            -21   01/06       -16      -5       -5  01/06
                        01/02
                        01/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     27.8              27.4     0.4     29.5
AVG. MINIMUM      7.5               9.5    -2.0     17.6
MEAN             17.7              18.5    -0.8     23.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     16              19.0    -3.0       14
DAYS MIN <= 32     30              30.1    -0.1       29
DAYS MIN <= 0      12               8.1     3.9        3

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.02   1946
 MINIMUM         0.02   1948
TOTALS           2.24              0.83    1.41     2.89
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.03    0.04     0.09
DAYS >= .01         5               7.2    -2.2        8
DAYS >= .10         2               2.4    -0.4        6
DAYS >= .50         1               0.2     0.8        3
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.0     1.0        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           26.0   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS            2.3               8.2    -5.9      3.7
SINCE 7/1        10.0              21.5   -11.5     14.2
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                 5      -4        0
DAYS >= 1.0         1               2.8    -1.8        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         5   01/02                          2  01/30
                        01/01                             01/29
                                                          01/28
 24 HR TOTAL      1.3   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1461              1443      18     1277
 SINCE 7/1       4182              4254     -72     3589
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/310    DATE  01/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    37/290    DATE  01/31

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           19
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              4
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     76

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                3     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                7     SLEET                      0
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                     10

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

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