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CLIALO

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
526 PM CDT MON OCT 15 2018


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...THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 15 2018...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         47    343 PM  85    1963  62    -15       55
                                      1953
                                      1899
  MINIMUM         30    445 AM  21    1937  39     -9       39
  AVERAGE         39                        51    -12       47

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.73 1920   0.07  -0.07     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    5.42                      1.24   4.18     4.40
  SINCE SEP 1     18.77                      3.87  14.90     5.19
  SINCE JAN 1     48.88                     30.15  18.73    27.87

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           T    1972   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.1                       0.0    0.1      0.0
  SINCE SEP 1      0.1                       0.0    0.1      0.0
  SINCE JUL 1      0.1                       0.0    0.1      0.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           26                        15     11       18
  MONTH TO DATE  227                       184     43      108
  SINCE SEP 1    358                       322     36      187
  SINCE JUL 1    367                       342     25      204

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    4                         8     -4       10
  SINCE SEP 1    114                        86     28      129
  SINCE JAN 1    890                       798     92      720
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    18   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (260)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    28   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (310)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    85           400 AM
 LOWEST     45           300 PM
 AVERAGE    65

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THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   62        86      1938
                                             1910
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   39        22      1952


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
OCTOBER 15 2018.......SUNRISE   723 AM CDT   SUNSET   627 PM CDT
OCTOBER 16 2018.......SUNRISE   724 AM CDT   SUNSET   626 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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