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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
131 AM CDT SUN MAR 16 2014


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...THE AMES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 15 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         42    324 PM  MM      MM  47     -5       50
  MINIMUM         26    535 AM  MM      MM  26      0       27
  AVERAGE         34                        36     -2       39

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.02                      0.07  -0.05
  MONTH TO DATE    0.03                      0.89  -0.86

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       31                        29      2       26
  MONTH TO DATE  588                       477    111      559
  SINCE MAR 1    588                       477    111      559
  SINCE JUL 1   6454                      5762    692     5567

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    24   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (50)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    31   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (50)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    10.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    92           200 AM
 LOWEST     50          1200 PM
 AVERAGE    71

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THE AMES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   47
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   27


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH 16 2014.........SUNRISE   725 AM CDT   SUNSET   722 PM CDT
MARCH 17 2014.........SUNRISE   723 AM CDT   SUNSET   723 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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