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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
146 AM CDT MON MAR 21 2016


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...THE AMES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 20 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         46    248 PM  MM      MM  50     -4       63
  MINIMUM         26   1149 PM  MM      MM  28     -2       30
  AVERAGE         36                        39     -3       47

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T                         0.07  -0.07
  MONTH TO DATE    0.76                      1.26  -0.50

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       29                        26      3       18
  MONTH TO DATE  442                       613   -171      541
  SINCE MAR 1    442                       613   -171      541
  SINCE JUL 1   4993                      5898   -905     6028

 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    18   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (320)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    23   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    92          1100 PM
 LOWEST     49           100 PM
 AVERAGE    71

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THE AMES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   50
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   29


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH 21 2016.........SUNRISE   715 AM CDT   SUNSET   728 PM CDT
MARCH 22 2016.........SUNRISE   713 AM CDT   SUNSET   730 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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