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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
133 AM CDT WED MAY 18 2016

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...THE AMES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 17 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         68    255 PM  MM      MM  72     -4       75
  MINIMUM         38    413 AM  MM      MM  50    -12       56
  AVERAGE         53                        61     -8       66

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00                      0.16  -0.16
  MONTH TO DATE    0.95                      2.53  -1.58

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       12                         6      6        0
  MONTH TO DATE  154                       133     21       68
  SINCE MAR 1   1250                      1470   -220     1258
  SINCE JUL 1   5802                      6755   -953     6745

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         2     -2        1
  MONTH TO DATE    1                        13    -12       24
  SINCE MAR 1      4                        16    -12       24
  SINCE JAN 1      4                        16    -12       24
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    14   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     E (110)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    17   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     E (110)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     4.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  FOG
  FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           500 AM
 LOWEST     34           600 PM
 AVERAGE    67

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THE AMES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   73
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   50


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 18 2016...........SUNRISE   551 AM CDT   SUNSET   832 PM CDT
MAY 19 2016...........SUNRISE   550 AM CDT   SUNSET   833 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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