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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
130 AM CDT FRI MAR 18 2016

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...THE AMES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 17 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         57    231 PM  MM      MM  48      9       47
  MINIMUM         31    629 AM  MM      MM  27      4       33
  AVERAGE         44                        37      7       40

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00                      0.07  -0.07
  MONTH TO DATE    0.67                      1.04  -0.37

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       21                        28     -7       25
  MONTH TO DATE  353                       533   -180      475
  SINCE MAR 1    353                       533   -180      475
  SINCE JUL 1   4904                      5818   -914     5962

 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    31   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (290)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    41   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (300)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    14.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.1


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    85           600 AM
 LOWEST     26           300 PM
 AVERAGE    56

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THE AMES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   49
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   27


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH 18 2016.........SUNRISE   720 AM CDT   SUNSET   725 PM CDT
MARCH 19 2016.........SUNRISE   719 AM CDT   SUNSET   726 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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