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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
146 AM CDT FRI MAY 19 2017


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...THE AMES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 18 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         62    917 AM  MM      MM  73    -11       68
  MINIMUM         51   1159 PM  MM      MM  50      1       39
  AVERAGE         57                        61     -4       54

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.10                      0.16  -0.06
  MONTH TO DATE    3.12                      2.69   0.43

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        8                         5      3       11
  MONTH TO DATE  104                       138    -34      165
  SINCE MAR 1   1320                      1475   -155     1261
  SINCE JUL 1   5532                      6760  -1228     5813

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         2     -2        0
  MONTH TO DATE   35                        15     20        1
  SINCE MAR 1     38                        18     20        4
  SINCE JAN 1     38                        18     20        4
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    28   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (260)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    34   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (260)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    15.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           600 AM
 LOWEST     72          1100 AM
 AVERAGE    86

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


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 19 2017...........SUNRISE   550 AM CDT   SUNSET   832 PM CDT
MAY 20 2017...........SUNRISE   549 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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