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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
136 AM CDT MON MAY 16 2016


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...THE AMES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 15 2016...

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         69    434 PM  MM      MM  71     -2       73
  MINIMUM         36    513 AM  MM      MM  49    -13       55
  AVERAGE         53                        60     -7       64

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00                      0.16  -0.16
  MONTH TO DATE    0.95                      2.21  -1.26

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       12                         6      6        1
  MONTH TO DATE  131                       121     10       68
  SINCE MAR 1   1227                      1458   -231     1258
  SINCE JUL 1   5779                      6743   -964     6745

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    1                        10     -9       17
  SINCE MAR 1      4                        13     -9       17
  SINCE JAN 1      4                        13     -9       17
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    18   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (300)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    24   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (310)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.2


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    92           600 AM
 LOWEST     26           500 PM
 AVERAGE    59

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THE AMES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   72
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   49


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 16 2016...........SUNRISE   553 AM CDT   SUNSET   830 PM CDT
MAY 17 2016...........SUNRISE   552 AM CDT   SUNSET   831 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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