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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
147 AM CDT WED MAY 6 2015

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...THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 5 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         62    418 AM  93    1918  68     -6       67
  MINIMUM         55   1140 AM  29    1968  45     10       45
                                      1958
                                      1944
  AVERAGE         59                        57      2       56

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.06          1.51 1972   0.14  -0.08     0.00
                                      1960
  MONTH TO DATE    0.78                      0.70   0.08     0.14
  SINCE MAR 1      4.74                      6.47  -1.73     8.88
  SINCE JAN 1      6.78                      8.29  -1.51    11.51

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           0.2  1944   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        6                         9     -3        9
  MONTH TO DATE   23                        48    -25       63
  SINCE MAR 1   1386                      1445    -59     1763
  SINCE JUL 1   7147                      6864    283     8171

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    4                         5     -1        0
  SINCE MAR 1      4                        13     -9        2
  SINCE JAN 1      4                        13     -9        2
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    20   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     E (80)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    23   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     E (80)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    11.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           400 AM
 LOWEST     87           200 PM
 AVERAGE    94

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THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   69        99      1934
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   46        28      1989
                                             1974


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  6 2015...........SUNRISE   558 AM CDT   SUNSET   815 PM CDT
MAY  7 2015...........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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