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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
200 PM CDT SUN APR 1 2018

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...THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 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              87   03/29/1986
 LOW              -34   03/01/1962
HIGHEST            53   03/14        71     -18       72  03/06
LOWEST             12   03/09         4       8       -5  03/15
                        03/08
AVG. MAXIMUM     41.5              45.6    -4.1     44.3
AVG. MINIMUM     23.4              26.0    -2.6     25.9
MEAN             32.5              35.8    -3.3     35.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      3               3.9    -0.9        6
DAYS MIN <= 32     30              22.5     7.5       19
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.5    -0.5        2

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.43   1961
 MINIMUM         0.09   1910
TOTALS           1.67              2.06   -0.39     2.06
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.07   -0.02     0.07
DAYS >= .01         8               9.7    -1.7       11
DAYS >= .10         3               4.8    -1.8        5
DAYS >= .50         2               1.3     0.7        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.2    -0.2        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           30.0   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS           11.4               4.6     6.8     10.6
SINCE 7/1        33.5              33.5     0.0     26.2
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                MM      MM        1
DAYS >= 1.0         3               1.5     1.5        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         7   03/25                          9  03/13
 24 HR TOTAL      7.6   03/24 TO 03/24

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1002               906      96      917
 SINCE 7/1       6445              6325     120     5379
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/120    DATE  03/05
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/130    DATE  03/05

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           14
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     74

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
  0
  0
  1
  0
  4
  0
  6
HAZE                      2

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

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