Waterloo in 2017

The National Weather Service in Des Moines released their climate report of how 2017 in Waterloo stacked up.

Overall, 2017 was the 21st warmest year on record with an average temperature of 49.0°. Even though it was a warmer than the normal (47.9°), 2017 was cooler than 2016, which had an average temperature of 50.0°.

2017 tied as Waterloo’s 43rd driest year on record. Total precipitation for the year reached 29.91″, which is 4.69″ below normal. Waterloo recorded 23.4″ of snow, which is 11.9″ below normal.

For the full report, click here.


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This post was written by Rachael Peart on January 6, 2018

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