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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
129 AM CDT TUE MAY 10 2016

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...THE AMES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 9 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         62    712 PM  MM      MM  69     -7       73
  MINIMUM         56    722 AM  MM      MM  47      9       48
  AVERAGE         59                        58      1       61

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.47                      0.15   0.32
  MONTH TO DATE    0.64                      1.28  -0.64

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        6                         8     -2        4
  MONTH TO DATE   74                        81     -7       26
  SINCE MAR 1   1170                      1418   -248     1216
  SINCE JUL 1   5722                      6703   -981     6703

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    1                         4     -3       17
  SINCE MAR 1      4                         7     -3       17
  SINCE JAN 1      4                         7     -3       17
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    24   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (140)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    32   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (120)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    11.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100          1000 AM
 LOWEST     72          1200 AM
 AVERAGE    86

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THE AMES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   70
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   47


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 10 2016...........SUNRISE   559 AM CDT   SUNSET   824 PM CDT
MAY 11 2016...........SUNRISE   558 AM CDT   SUNSET   825 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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