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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
129 AM CDT SAT MAY 14 2016


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...THE AMES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 13 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   1001 AM  MM      MM  71     -3       70
  MINIMUM         42   1159 PM  MM      MM  48     -6       44
  AVERAGE         55                        59     -4       57

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.26                      0.15   0.11
  MONTH TO DATE    0.95                      1.89  -0.94

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       10                         7      3        8
  MONTH TO DATE  101                       109     -8       59
  SINCE MAR 1   1197                      1446   -249     1249
  SINCE JUL 1   5749                      6731   -982     6736

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    1                         8     -7       17
  SINCE MAR 1      4                        11     -7       17
  SINCE JAN 1      4                        11     -7       17
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    29   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (340)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    40   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (340)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    12.2


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    96           200 AM
 LOWEST     42          1000 AM
 AVERAGE    69

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THE AMES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   71
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   49


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 14 2016...........SUNRISE   555 AM CDT   SUNSET   828 PM CDT
MAY 15 2016...........SUNRISE   554 AM CDT   SUNSET   829 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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