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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
141 AM CDT WED MAY 24 2017


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...THE AMES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 23 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 9999 TO 9999


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         61    455 PM  MM      MM  74    -13       80
  MINIMUM         49    555 AM  MM      MM  52     -3       57
  AVERAGE         55                        63     -8       69

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.23                      0.15   0.08
  MONTH TO DATE    4.68                      3.47   1.21

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       10                         4      6        0
  MONTH TO DATE  162                       161      1      185
  SINCE MAR 1   1378                      1498   -120     1281
  SINCE JUL 1   5590                      6783  -1193     5833

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         2     -2        4
  MONTH TO DATE   35                        25     10        5
  SINCE MAR 1     38                        28     10        8
  SINCE JAN 1     38                        28     10        8
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    20   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (310)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    24   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (310)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.3


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           600 AM
 LOWEST     60           500 PM
 AVERAGE    80

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THE AMES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   75
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   52


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 24 2017...........SUNRISE   546 AM CDT   SUNSET   837 PM CDT
MAY 25 2017...........SUNRISE   545 AM CDT   SUNSET   838 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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