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CLIOTM

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
208 AM CDT THU MAY 18 2017


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...THE OTTUMWA IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 17 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1920 TO 2017


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         82    214 PM  90    1996  73      9       64
  MINIMUM         62   1159 PM  36    2009  51     11       42
  AVERAGE         72                        62     10       53

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.49          1.50 1900   0.15   0.34     0.02
  MONTH TO DATE    1.51                      2.51  -1.00     2.08
  SINCE MAR 1      9.77                      8.15   1.62     5.95
  SINCE JAN 1     11.36                     10.33   1.03     7.25

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        0                         5     -5       12
  MONTH TO DATE   89                       117    -28      155
  SINCE MAR 1   1126                      1362   -236     1177
  SINCE JUL 1   4933                      6247  -1314     5231

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        7                         2      5        0
  MONTH TO DATE   43                        19     24        3
  SINCE MAR 1     58                        30     28       12
  SINCE JAN 1     58                        30     28       12
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    39   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (250)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    52   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (250)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    13.0


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  HEAVY RAIN
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           800 PM
 LOWEST     51           200 PM
 AVERAGE    72

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THE OTTUMWA IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   73        92      1962
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   51        34      2002


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 18 2017...........SUNRISE   549 AM CDT   SUNSET   824 PM CDT
MAY 19 2017...........SUNRISE   548 AM CDT   SUNSET   825 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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