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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1230 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015


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...THE MASON CITY IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 3 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 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         32   1256 PM  69    1983  36     -4        9
  MINIMUM          8   1159 PM -15    2014  19    -11      -15
  AVERAGE         20                        27     -7       -3

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             1.00 1989   0.05  -0.05     0.10
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.16  -0.16     0.24
  SINCE MAR 1      T                         0.16  -0.16     0.24
  SINCE JAN 1      2.07                      1.98   0.09     3.26

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             4.7  1989   0.2   -0.2      1.5
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.7   -0.7      3.0
  SINCE MAR 1      T                         0.7   -0.7      3.0
  SINCE JUL 1     35.8                      33.2    2.6     49.1
  SNOW DEPTH       8

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       45                        38      7       68
  MONTH TO DATE  149                       115     34      204
  SINCE MAR 1    149                       115     34      204
  SINCE JUL 1   6212                      5966    246     6750

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    32   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (310)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    38   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (310)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    16.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LT FREEZING RAIN
  FOG
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    92          1000 AM
 LOWEST     67           700 PM
 AVERAGE    80

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THE MASON CITY IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   36        65      2000
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   19        -8      1978


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH  4 2015.........SUNRISE   645 AM CST   SUNSET   606 PM CST
MARCH  5 2015.........SUNRISE   643 AM CST   SUNSET   607 PM CST


-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.




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