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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
203 AM CDT MON MAY 1 2017


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...THE AMES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 30 2017...

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         44    942 PM  MM      MM  66    -22       49
  MINIMUM         39    447 AM  MM      MM  44     -5       44
  AVERAGE         42                        55    -13       47

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        1.10                      0.17   0.93
  MONTH TO DATE    3.84                      3.44   0.40

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       23                        10     13       18
  MONTH TO DATE  383                       467    -84      424
  SINCE MAR 1   1216                      1337   -121     1096
  SINCE JUL 1   5428                      6622  -1194     5648

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    3                         3      0        3
  SINCE MAR 1      3                         3      0        3
  SINCE JAN 1      3                         3      0        3
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    26   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     E (70)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    35   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     E (70)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    13.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100          1200 AM
 LOWEST     93           700 AM
 AVERAGE    97

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THE AMES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   66
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   44


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  1 2017...........SUNRISE   610 AM CDT   SUNSET   814 PM CDT
MAY  2 2017...........SUNRISE   609 AM CDT   SUNSET   815 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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