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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
147 AM CDT WED MAY 6 2015

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...THE AMES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 5 2015...

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         76    314 PM  MM      MM  68      8       70
  MINIMUM         60    628 AM  MM      MM  45     15       45
  AVERAGE         68                        57     11       58

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.39                      0.13   0.26
  MONTH TO DATE    0.79                      0.71   0.08

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        0                         9     -9        7
  MONTH TO DATE   18                        48    -30       61
  SINCE MAR 1   1208                      1385   -177     1634
  SINCE JUL 1   6695                      6670     25     7604

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        3                         0      3        0
  MONTH TO DATE    7                         0      7        0
  SINCE MAR 1      7                         3      4        7
  SINCE JAN 1      7                         3      4        7
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    25   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SW (210)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    30   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SW (220)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    97           200 AM
 LOWEST     64           300 PM
 AVERAGE    81

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THE AMES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   68
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   46


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  6 2015...........SUNRISE   604 AM CDT   SUNSET   818 PM CDT
MAY  7 2015...........SUNRISE   603 AM CDT   SUNSET   820 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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