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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
129 AM CDT MON MAY 4 2015


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...THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 3 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 TO 2015


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         81    519 PM  90    1949  68     13       68
  MINIMUM         56    451 AM  22    2005  44     12       43
  AVERAGE         69                        56     13       56

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.40          1.40 1902   0.14   0.26     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.40                      0.42  -0.02     0.07
  SINCE MAR 1      4.36                      6.19  -1.83     8.81
  SINCE JAN 1      6.40                      8.01  -1.61    11.44

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           0.8  2013   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      0.7                       6.4   -5.7      6.2
  SINCE JUL 1     29.2                      35.3   -6.1     57.1
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        0                        10    -10        9
  MONTH TO DATE   16                        30    -14       39
  SINCE MAR 1   1379                      1427    -48     1739
  SINCE JUL 1   7140                      6846    294     8147

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        4                         1      3        0
  MONTH TO DATE    4                         3      1        0
  SINCE MAR 1      4                        11     -7        2
  SINCE JAN 1      4                        11     -7        2
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    32   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (290)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    43   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (300)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    12.3


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  HEAVY RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    90          1000 PM
 LOWEST     45           400 PM
 AVERAGE    68

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THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   68        91      1918
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   45        22      1907


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  4 2015...........SUNRISE   601 AM CDT   SUNSET   813 PM CDT
MAY  5 2015...........SUNRISE   559 AM CDT   SUNSET   814 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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