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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
130 AM CDT MON MAR 17 2014


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...THE AMES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 16 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         31    330 PM  MM      MM  47    -16       35
  MINIMUM         19    724 AM  MM      MM  27     -8       25
  AVERAGE         25                        37    -12       30

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00                      0.08  -0.08
  MONTH TO DATE    0.03                      0.97  -0.94

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       40                        28     12       35
  MONTH TO DATE  628                       505    123      594
  SINCE MAR 1    628                       505    123      594
  SINCE JUL 1   6494                      5790    704     5602

 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    20   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (30)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    24   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (20)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    10.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.2


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    81           900 PM
 LOWEST     43           400 PM
 AVERAGE    62

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THE AMES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   48
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   27


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH 17 2014.........SUNRISE   723 AM CDT   SUNSET   723 PM CDT
MARCH 18 2014.........SUNRISE   721 AM CDT   SUNSET   724 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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