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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1259 AM CST SAT JAN 16 2016


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...THE MASON CITY IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 15 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         24    451 AM  55    1990  24      0       34
  MINIMUM          3   1159 PM -28    1994   7     -4       19
  AVERAGE         14                        16     -2       27

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             0.44 1953   0.02  -0.02     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.30                      0.39  -0.09     0.57
  SINCE DEC 1      3.93                      1.63   2.30     1.67
  SINCE JAN 1      0.30                      0.39  -0.09     0.57

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             3.4  1956   0.4   -0.4      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    2.5                       4.9   -2.4      7.6
  SINCE DEC 1     16.5                      14.2    2.3     13.3
  SINCE JUL 1     26.5                      18.9    7.6     21.3
  SNOW DEPTH       7

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       51                        49      2       38
  MONTH TO DATE  732                       735     -3      846
  SINCE DEC 1   1797                      2144   -347     2072
  SINCE JUL 1   3152                      3824   -672     3971

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    29   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (310)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    34   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (310)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    20.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100          1200 AM
 LOWEST     80           200 PM
 AVERAGE    90

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THE MASON CITY IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   24        44      1990
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)    7       -31      2009


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JANUARY 16 2016.......SUNRISE   742 AM CST   SUNSET   504 PM CST
JANUARY 17 2016.......SUNRISE   741 AM CST   SUNSET   506 PM CST


-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.




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