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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
136 AM CDT MON OCT 17 2016


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...THE AMES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 16 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         77    348 PM  MM      MM  63     14       54
  MINIMUM         58   1214 AM  MM      MM  39     19       33
  AVERAGE         68                        51     17       44

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00                      0.07  -0.07
  MONTH TO DATE    0.53                      1.26  -0.73

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        0                        14    -14       21
  MONTH TO DATE  118                       189    -71      149
  SINCE SEP 1    162                       317   -155      207
  SINCE JUL 1    165                       333   -168      241

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        3                         0      3        0
  MONTH TO DATE    6                        10     -4        6
  SINCE SEP 1    135                        69     66      168
  SINCE JAN 1    964                       752    212      768
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    21   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (130)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    26   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (140)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.1


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100          1200 AM
 LOWEST     74           100 PM
 AVERAGE    87

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THE AMES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   62
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   39


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
OCTOBER 17 2016.......SUNRISE   730 AM CDT   SUNSET   629 PM CDT
OCTOBER 18 2016.......SUNRISE   731 AM CDT   SUNSET   627 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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