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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
142 AM CDT SAT OCT 4 2014


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...THE AMES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 3 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         52    246 AM  MM      MM  69    -17       80
  MINIMUM         38   1159 PM  MM      MM  43     -5       63
  AVERAGE         45                        56    -11       72

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00                      0.07  -0.07
  MONTH TO DATE    1.15                      0.24   0.91

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       20                        10     10        0
  MONTH TO DATE   28                        29     -1        0
  SINCE SEP 1    168                       157     11       78
  SINCE JUL 1    180                       173      7       92

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        7
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         3     -3       14
  SINCE SEP 1     49                        62    -13      159
  SINCE JAN 1    650                       745    -95      908
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    31   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (310)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    41   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    17.9


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    96          1200 AM
 LOWEST     48          1100 PM
 AVERAGE    72

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THE AMES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   68
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   43


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
OCTOBER  4 2014.......SUNRISE   715 AM CDT   SUNSET   651 PM CDT
OCTOBER  5 2014.......SUNRISE   716 AM CDT   SUNSET   649 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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