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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
139 AM CDT FRI OCT 3 2014


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...THE AMES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 2 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         67    318 PM  MM      MM  69     -2       84
  MINIMUM         51   1159 PM  MM      MM  43      8       52
  AVERAGE         59                        56      3       68

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.22                      0.08   0.14
  MONTH TO DATE    1.15                      0.17   0.98

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        6                        10     -4        0
  MONTH TO DATE    8                        19    -11        0
  SINCE SEP 1    148                       147      1       78
  SINCE JUL 1    160                       163     -3       92

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        3
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         2     -2        7
  SINCE SEP 1     49                        61    -12      152
  SINCE JAN 1    650                       744    -94      901
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    26   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (330)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    32   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (330)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.0


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  HEAVY RAIN
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG
  FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100          1200 AM
 LOWEST     86           700 PM
 AVERAGE    93

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THE AMES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   69
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   43


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
OCTOBER  3 2014.......SUNRISE   714 AM CDT   SUNSET   653 PM CDT
OCTOBER  4 2014.......SUNRISE   715 AM CDT   SUNSET   651 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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