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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
138 AM CDT SUN MAY 8 2016


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...THE AMES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 7 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         70   1151 AM  MM      MM  69      1       77
  MINIMUM         53   1159 PM  MM      MM  46      7       64
  AVERAGE         62                        57      5       71

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T                         0.13  -0.13
  MONTH TO DATE    0.14                      0.98  -0.84

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        3                         8     -5        0
  MONTH TO DATE   64                        65     -1       18
  SINCE MAR 1   1160                      1402   -242     1208
  SINCE JUL 1   5712                      6687   -975     6695

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        6
  MONTH TO DATE    1                         2     -1       17
  SINCE MAR 1      4                         5     -1       17
  SINCE JAN 1      4                         5     -1       17
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    24   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (340)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    31   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (340)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT RAIN
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    83          1100 PM
 LOWEST     32           400 PM
 AVERAGE    58

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THE AMES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   69
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   46


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  8 2016...........SUNRISE   601 AM CDT   SUNSET   821 PM CDT
MAY  9 2016...........SUNRISE   600 AM CDT   SUNSET   823 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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