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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
148 AM CDT TUE APR 1 2014


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...THE AMES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 31 2014...

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         74    332 PM  MM      MM  55     19       50
  MINIMUM         25   1159 PM  MM      MM  32     -7       28
  AVERAGE         50                        44      6       39

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.10                      0.09   0.01
  MONTH TO DATE    0.79                      2.10  -1.31

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       15                        21     -6       26
  MONTH TO DATE 1051                       871    180     1096
  SINCE MAR 1   1051                       871    180     1096
  SINCE JUL 1   6917                      6156    761     6104

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    39   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (250)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    53   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SW (220)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    21.2


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           800 AM
 LOWEST     35           300 PM
 AVERAGE    64

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THE AMES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   55
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   33


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL  1 2014.........SUNRISE   657 AM CDT   SUNSET   740 PM CDT
APRIL  2 2014.........SUNRISE   655 AM CDT   SUNSET   741 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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