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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1237 AM CST SUN DEC 31 2017


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...THE AMES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 30 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          2    129 AM  MM      MM  29    -27       45
  MINIMUM         -7   1159 PM  MM      MM  11    -18       17
  AVERAGE         -2                        20    -22       31

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T                         0.01  -0.01
  MONTH TO DATE    0.03                      1.00  -0.97

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       67                        45     22       34
  MONTH TO DATE 1177                      1256    -79     1201
  SINCE DEC 1   1177                      1256    -79     1201
  SINCE JUL 1   2435                      2710   -275     2123

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1    861                       752    109      971
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    25   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (330)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    31   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    15.0


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT SNOW
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    87          1200 AM
 LOWEST     65           500 AM
 AVERAGE    76

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THE AMES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   29
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   11


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER 31 2017......SUNRISE   742 AM CST   SUNSET   453 PM CST
JANUARY  1 2018.......SUNRISE   742 AM CST   SUNSET   454 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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