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

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...THE MASON CITY IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 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         51   1243 PM  81    2012  43      8       46
  MINIMUM         27   1159 PM  -8    1909  24      3       30
  AVERAGE         39                        33      6       38

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          0.79 1965   0.08  -0.08     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.59                      1.02  -0.43     0.01
  SINCE MAR 1      0.59                      1.02  -0.43     0.01
  SINCE JAN 1      1.83                      2.84  -1.01     2.08

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           4.2  1965   0.2   -0.2      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         3.7   -3.7       T
  SINCE MAR 1      T                         3.7   -3.7       T
  SINCE JUL 1     41.9                      36.2    5.7     35.8
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       26                        32     -6       27
  MONTH TO DATE  420                       598   -178      540
  SINCE MAR 1    420                       598   -178      540
  SINCE JUL 1   5519                      6449   -930     6603

 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    38   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (280)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    45   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (270)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    16.3


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    78          1100 PM
 LOWEST     39          1200 PM
 AVERAGE    59

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THE MASON CITY IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   43        81      2012
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   25        -6      1923


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH 18 2016.........SUNRISE   719 AM CDT   SUNSET   724 PM CDT
MARCH 19 2016.........SUNRISE   717 AM CDT   SUNSET   725 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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