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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
129 AM CDT MON OCT 6 2014


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...THE AMES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 5 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         65    235 PM  MM      MM  68     -3       68
  MINIMUM         41    314 AM  MM      MM  42     -1       47
  AVERAGE         53                        55     -2       58

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00                      0.07  -0.07
  MONTH TO DATE    1.15                      0.39   0.76

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       12                        11      1        7
  MONTH TO DATE   61                        50     11        7
  SINCE SEP 1    201                       178     23       85
  SINCE JUL 1    213                       194     19       99

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         5     -5       19
  SINCE SEP 1     49                        64    -15      164
  SINCE JAN 1    650                       747    -97      913
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    23   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (310)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    31   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (300)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.0


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    83           900 PM
 LOWEST     39           200 PM
 AVERAGE    61

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THE AMES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   68
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   42


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
OCTOBER  6 2014.......SUNRISE   717 AM CDT   SUNSET   648 PM CDT
OCTOBER  7 2014.......SUNRISE   718 AM CDT   SUNSET   646 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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