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CLIOTM

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
146 AM CDT FRI MAY 19 2017


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...THE OTTUMWA IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 18 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         71    403 PM  92    1962  73     -2       68
  MINIMUM         56   1114 PM  34    2002  51      5       42
  AVERAGE         64                        62      2       55

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.11          2.23 1927   0.15  -0.04     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    1.62                      2.66  -1.04     2.08
  SINCE MAR 1      9.88                      8.30   1.58     5.95
  SINCE JAN 1     11.47                     10.48   0.99     7.25

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        1                         5     -4       10
  MONTH TO DATE   90                       122    -32      165
  SINCE MAR 1   1127                      1367   -240     1187
  SINCE JUL 1   4934                      6252  -1318     5241

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         2     -2        0
  MONTH TO DATE   43                        21     22        3
  SINCE MAR 1     58                        32     26       12
  SINCE JAN 1     58                        32     26       12
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    26   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (250)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    35   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (250)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    11.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    84          1200 AM
 LOWEST     57           300 PM
 AVERAGE    71

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THE OTTUMWA IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   73        90      1998
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   52        34      2002


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 19 2017...........SUNRISE   548 AM CDT   SUNSET   825 PM CDT
MAY 20 2017...........SUNRISE   547 AM CDT   SUNSET   826 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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