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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1242 AM CST FRI DEC 30 2016


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...THE AMES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 29 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         39    238 PM  MM      MM  29     10       25
  MINIMUM         29   1159 PM  MM      MM  11     18       22
  AVERAGE         34                        20     14       24

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00                      0.01  -0.01
  MONTH TO DATE    1.34                      0.99   0.35

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       31                        45    -14       41
  MONTH TO DATE 1167                      1211    -44      882
  SINCE DEC 1   1167                      1211    -44      882
  SINCE JUL 1   2089                      2665   -576     2026

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1    971                       752    219      769
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    36   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (310)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    49   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (310)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    21.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.1


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    78           300 AM
 LOWEST     52           100 PM
 AVERAGE    65

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


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER 30 2016......SUNRISE   742 AM CST   SUNSET   452 PM CST
DECEMBER 31 2016......SUNRISE   742 AM CST   SUNSET   453 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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