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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
148 AM CDT MON MAY 9 2016


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...THE AMES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 8 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         71    251 PM  MM      MM  69      2       68
  MINIMUM         51    538 AM  MM      MM  46      5       53
  AVERAGE         61                        58      3       61

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.03                      0.15  -0.12
  MONTH TO DATE    0.17                      1.13  -0.96

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        4                         8     -4        4
  MONTH TO DATE   68                        73     -5       22
  SINCE MAR 1   1164                      1410   -246     1212
  SINCE JUL 1   5716                      6695   -979     6699

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    1                         3     -2       17
  SINCE MAR 1      4                         6     -2       17
  SINCE JAN 1      4                         6     -2       17
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    22   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (140)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    27   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (160)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    77          1200 AM
 LOWEST     28          1200 PM
 AVERAGE    53

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THE AMES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   69
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   47


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  9 2016...........SUNRISE   600 AM CDT   SUNSET   823 PM CDT
MAY 10 2016...........SUNRISE   559 AM CDT   SUNSET   824 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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