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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
136 AM CDT WED MAY 16 2018

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...THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 15 2018...

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


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         80    458 PM  92    2001  72      8       87
  MINIMUM         53    505 AM  32    2016  49      4       60
                                      2004
  AVERAGE         67                        60      7       74

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          1.13 1986   0.14  -0.14      T
  MONTH TO DATE    1.41                      2.11  -0.70     0.95
  SINCE MAR 1      4.81                      7.88  -3.07     6.52
  SINCE JAN 1      9.29                      9.70  -0.41    10.45

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0          MM      MM   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1     23.5                       6.4   17.1     10.6
  SINCE JUL 1     45.6                      35.3   10.3     26.2
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        0                         6     -6        0
  MONTH TO DATE   66                       121    -55      125
  SINCE MAR 1   1869                      1518    351     1454
  SINCE JUL 1   7312                      6937    375     5916

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        2                         1      1        9
  MONTH TO DATE    6                        15     -9       15
  SINCE MAR 1      7                        23    -16       21
  SINCE JAN 1      7                        23    -16       21
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    14   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (30)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    17   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (20)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     5.1


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  FOG
  FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100          1200 AM
 LOWEST     36           500 PM
 AVERAGE    68

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THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   72        92      1936
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   49        30      1929
                                             1921


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 16 2018...........SUNRISE   547 AM CDT   SUNSET   826 PM CDT
MAY 17 2018...........SUNRISE   546 AM CDT   SUNSET   827 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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