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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
144 AM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015

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...THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 4 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         70    117 PM  91    1918  68      2       57
  MINIMUM         58   1159 PM  22    1907  45     13       42
  AVERAGE         64                        56      8       50

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.32          2.00 1913   0.14   0.18     0.07
  MONTH TO DATE    0.72                      0.56   0.16     0.14
  SINCE MAR 1      4.68                      6.33  -1.65     8.88
  SINCE JAN 1      6.72                      8.15  -1.43    11.51

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           0.5  1935   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        1                         9     -8       15
  MONTH TO DATE   17                        39    -22       54
  SINCE MAR 1   1380                      1436    -56     1754
  SINCE JUL 1   7141                      6855    286     8162

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    4                         4      0        0
  SINCE MAR 1      4                        12     -8        2
  SINCE JAN 1      4                        12     -8        2
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    20   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (160)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    23   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (150)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           600 AM
 LOWEST     63          1200 PM
 AVERAGE    82

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THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   68        93      1918
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   45        29      1968
                                             1958
                                             1944


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  5 2015...........SUNRISE   559 AM CDT   SUNSET   814 PM CDT
MAY  6 2015...........SUNRISE   558 AM CDT   SUNSET   815 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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