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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
145 AM CDT THU MAY 12 2016


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...THE AMES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 11 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    227 PM  MM      MM  70     -2       58
  MINIMUM         50   1053 PM  MM      MM  48      2       45
  AVERAGE         59                        59      0       52

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.05                      0.15  -0.10
  MONTH TO DATE    0.69                      1.58  -0.89

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        6                         7     -1       13
  MONTH TO DATE   80                        95    -15       40
  SINCE MAR 1   1176                      1432   -256     1230
  SINCE JUL 1   5728                      6717   -989     6717

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    1                         6     -5       17
  SINCE MAR 1      4                         9     -5       17
  SINCE JAN 1      4                         9     -5       17
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    14   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     E (80)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    20   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     E (80)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           100 AM
 LOWEST     81           200 PM
 AVERAGE    91

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THE AMES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   70
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   48


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 12 2016...........SUNRISE   557 AM CDT   SUNSET   826 PM CDT
MAY 13 2016...........SUNRISE   556 AM CDT   SUNSET   827 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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