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CLIOTM

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
129 AM CDT FRI MAR 20 2015


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...THE OTTUMWA IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 19 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1920 TO 2015


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         45    225 PM  81    2012  51     -6       42
  MINIMUM         30   1146 PM  -6    1923  30      0       29
  AVERAGE         38                        40     -2       36

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             1.91 1982   0.07  -0.07      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.08                      1.31  -1.23     0.56
  SINCE MAR 1      0.08                      1.31  -1.23     0.56
  SINCE JAN 1      1.24                      3.49  -2.25     3.37

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       27                        25      2       29
  MONTH TO DATE  499                       545    -46      657
  SINCE MAR 1    499                       545    -46      657
  SINCE JUL 1   5630                      5430    200     6170

 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    13   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (130)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    15   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (160)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.3


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT RAIN


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    89          1100 PM
 LOWEST     49          1200 PM
 AVERAGE    69

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THE OTTUMWA IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   51        78      1938
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   30         8      1951


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH 20 2015.........SUNRISE   714 AM CDT   SUNSET   722 PM CDT
MARCH 21 2015.........SUNRISE   712 AM CDT   SUNSET   723 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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