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CLIALO

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
136 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

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...THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 4 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         66    302 PM  91    1918  68     -2       70
  MINIMUM         40   1142 PM  22    1907  45     -5       58
  AVERAGE         53                        56     -3       64

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          2.00 1913   0.14  -0.14     0.32
  MONTH TO DATE    0.16                      0.56  -0.40     0.72
  SINCE MAR 1      5.64                      6.33  -0.69     4.68
  SINCE JAN 1      7.36                      8.15  -0.79     6.71

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           0.5  1935   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                         9      3        1
  MONTH TO DATE   58                        39     19       17
  SINCE MAR 1   1277                      1436   -159     1380
  SINCE JUL 1   5976                      6855   -879     7141

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         4     -4        4
  SINCE MAR 1      3                        12     -9        4
  SINCE JAN 1      3                        12     -9        4
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    30   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (330)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    37   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (350)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    15.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.0


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    80           100 AM
 LOWEST     27           600 PM
 AVERAGE    54

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THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   68        93      1918
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   45        29      1968
                                             1958
                                             1944


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  5 2016...........SUNRISE   558 AM CDT   SUNSET   815 PM CDT
MAY  6 2016...........SUNRISE   557 AM CDT   SUNSET   816 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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