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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1244 AM CST SUN DEC 18 2016

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...THE AMES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 17 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         19   1203 AM  MM      MM  31    -12       34
  MINIMUM         -7   1159 PM  MM      MM  14    -21       22
  AVERAGE          6                        22    -16       28

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T                         0.03  -0.03
  MONTH TO DATE    0.44                      0.76  -0.32

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       59                        43     16       37
  MONTH TO DATE  732                       682     50      454
  SINCE DEC 1    732                       682     50      454
  SINCE JUL 1   1654                      2136   -482     1598

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1    971                       752    219      769
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    29   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (320)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    36   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (350)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    18.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  SNOW
  LIGHT SNOW
  FOG
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    92           200 AM
 LOWEST     68          1100 PM
 AVERAGE    80

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THE AMES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   31
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   13


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER 18 2016......SUNRISE   738 AM CST   SUNSET   445 PM CST
DECEMBER 19 2016......SUNRISE   738 AM CST   SUNSET   445 PM CST


-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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