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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
138 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

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...THE AMES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 5 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         73    530 PM  MM      MM  68      5       76
  MINIMUM         38    512 AM  MM      MM  45     -7       60
  AVERAGE         56                        57     -1       68

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00                      0.13  -0.13
  MONTH TO DATE    0.14                      0.71  -0.57

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        9                         9      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE   61                        48     13       18
  SINCE MAR 1   1157                      1385   -228     1208
  SINCE JUL 1   5709                      6670   -961     6695

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        3
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        7
  SINCE MAR 1      3                         3      0        7
  SINCE JAN 1      3                         3      0        7
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    12   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (250)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    14   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (260)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     4.0


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    85           600 AM
 LOWEST     22           200 PM
 AVERAGE    54

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THE AMES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   68
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   46


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  6 2016...........SUNRISE   603 AM CDT   SUNSET   819 PM CDT
MAY  7 2016...........SUNRISE   602 AM CDT   SUNSET   820 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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