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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
135 AM CDT MON APR 18 2016


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...THE MASON CITY IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 17 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2016


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         78    426 PM  88    1985  59     19       78
  MINIMUM         50    237 AM  18    1907  36     14       44
  AVERAGE         64                        47     17       61

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          1.25 1976   0.13  -0.13     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.12                      1.98  -1.86     2.37
  SINCE MAR 1      3.40                      4.21  -0.81     3.44
  SINCE JAN 1      4.64                      6.03  -1.39     5.51

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           5.0  1939   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         2.0   -2.0      0.6
  SINCE MAR 1      9.0                       8.0    1.0      4.2
  SINCE JUL 1     50.9                      40.5   10.4     40.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        1                        18    -17        4
  MONTH TO DATE  348                       363    -15      273
  SINCE MAR 1   1139                      1357   -218     1194
  SINCE JUL 1   6238                      7208   -970     7257

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    1                         0      1        0
  SINCE MAR 1      1                         0      1        0
  SINCE JAN 1      1                         0      1        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    26   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (160)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    33   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (160)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    11.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    77           600 AM
 LOWEST     40           200 PM
 AVERAGE    59

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THE MASON CITY IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   60        93      1985
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   36        18      1953


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 18 2016.........SUNRISE   626 AM CDT   SUNSET   800 PM CDT
APRIL 19 2016.........SUNRISE   624 AM CDT   SUNSET   801 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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