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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
129 AM CDT WED MAY 17 2017

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...THE AMES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 16 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         86    452 PM  MM      MM  72     14       65
  MINIMUM         62   1159 PM  MM      MM  49     13       42
  AVERAGE         74                        60     14       54

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.69                      0.16   0.53
  MONTH TO DATE    2.31                      2.37  -0.06

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        0                         6     -6       11
  MONTH TO DATE   96                       127    -31      142
  SINCE MAR 1   1312                      1464   -152     1238
  SINCE JUL 1   5524                      6749  -1225     5790

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        9                         1      8        0
  MONTH TO DATE   31                        11     20        1
  SINCE MAR 1     34                        14     20        4
  SINCE JAN 1     34                        14     20        4
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    35   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (280)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    43   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (280)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    16.0


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.1


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    84           100 AM
 LOWEST     55           300 PM
 AVERAGE    70

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THE AMES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   72
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   50


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 17 2017...........SUNRISE   552 AM CDT   SUNSET   830 PM CDT
MAY 18 2017...........SUNRISE   551 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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