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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
145 AM CDT TUE MAY 19 2015

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...THE AMES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 18 2015...

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         56   1207 AM  MM      MM  73    -17       69
  MINIMUM         42   1159 PM  MM      MM  50     -8       41
  AVERAGE         49                        61    -12       55

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00                      0.16  -0.16
  MONTH TO DATE    2.00                      2.69  -0.69

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       16                         5     11       10
  MONTH TO DATE   84                       138    -54      182
  SINCE MAR 1   1274                      1475   -201     1755
  SINCE JUL 1   6761                      6760      1     7725

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         2     -2        0
  MONTH TO DATE   24                        15      9        7
  SINCE MAR 1     24                        18      6       14
  SINCE JAN 1     24                        18      6       14
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    29   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (290)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    39   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (280)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    19.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    77           100 AM
 LOWEST     54           200 PM
 AVERAGE    66

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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 2015...........SUNRISE   550 AM CDT   SUNSET   832 PM CDT
MAY 20 2015...........SUNRISE   550 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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