477  
CXUS53 KDMX 011534  
CLMALO  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA  
1032 AM CDT WED NOV 1 2017  
   
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..THE WATERLOO IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2017
 
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 TO 2017  
 
WEATHER OBSERVED NORMAL DEPART LAST YEAR'S  
VALUE DATE(S) VALUE FROM VALUE DATE(S)  
NORMAL    
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TEMPERATURE (F)  
RECORD  
HIGH 95 10/03/1997  
10/06/1963  
10/12/1930  
LOW 0 10/30/1925  
HIGHEST 83 10/02 81 2 81 10/17  
LOWEST 20 10/28 21 -1 27 10/21  
AVG. MAXIMUM 62.0 61.9 0.1 66.6  
AVG. MINIMUM 42.6 38.7 3.9 43.5  
MEAN 52.3 50.3 2.0 55.0  
DAYS MAX >= 90 0 0.1 -0.1 0  
DAYS MAX <= 32 0 0.0 0.0 0  
DAYS MIN <= 32 6 8.6 -2.6 3  
DAYS MIN <= 0 0 0.0 0.0 0  
 
PRECIPITATION (INCHES)  
RECORD  
MAXIMUM 5.86 2009  
MINIMUM 0.04 1975  
TOTALS 5.55 2.48 3.07 2.48  
DAILY AVG. 0.18 0.08 0.10 0.08  
DAYS >= .01 11 8.5 2.5 9  
DAYS >= .10 6 5.0 1.0 3  
DAYS >= .50 5 1.5 3.5 1  
DAYS >= 1.00 2 0.6 1.4 1  
 
SNOWFALL (INCHES)  
RECORDS  
TOTAL 6.0 5  
0  
-26215  
TOTALS T 0.3 -0.3 0.0  
SINCE 7/1 T 0.3 -0.3 0.0  
SNOWDEPTH AVG. 0 MM MM 0  
DAYS >= 1.0 0 0.1 -0.1 0  
GREATEST  
SNOW DEPTH 0 MM 0 MM  
24 HR TOTAL T 10/30 TO 10/30  
 
DEGREE_DAYS  
HEATING TOTAL 396 465 -69 310  
SINCE 7/1 492 623 -131 358  
COOLING TOTAL 10 9 1 12  
SINCE 1/1 720 799 -79 869    
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WIND (MPH)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 10.9  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION 31/320 DATE 10/26  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION 42/310 DATE 10/26  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT) MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.50  
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR 11  
NUMBER OF DAYS PC 11  
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY 9  
 
AVERAGE RH (PERCENT) 71  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH  
THUNDERSTORM 0 MIXED PRECIP 0  
HEAVY RAIN 6 RAIN 6  
LIGHT RAIN 13 FREEZING RAIN 0  
LT FREEZING RAIN 0 HAIL 0  
HEAVY SNOW 0 SNOW 0  
LIGHT SNOW 1 SLEET 0  
FOG 13 FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE 0  
HAZE 1  
 
- INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.  
R INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.  
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.  
T INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.  
 

 
 
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