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CLIOTM

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
131 AM CDT SUN MAY 17 2015

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...THE OTTUMWA IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 16 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         81    135 PM  91    1931  72      9       53
  MINIMUM         63    522 AM  35    2011  51     12       37
  AVERAGE         72                        61     11       45

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.01          2.10 1896   0.16  -0.15      T
  MONTH TO DATE    1.97                      2.36  -0.39     3.93
  SINCE MAR 1      4.97                      8.00  -3.03    10.03
  SINCE JAN 1      6.13                     10.18  -4.05    12.84

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        0                         5     -5       20
  MONTH TO DATE   51                       112    -61      131
  SINCE MAR 1   1167                      1357   -190     1557
  SINCE JUL 1   6298                      6242     56     7070

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        7                         2      5        0
  MONTH TO DATE   34                        17     17       19
  SINCE MAR 1     35                        28      7       27
  SINCE JAN 1     35                        28      7       27
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    24   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (130)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    31   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (140)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    12.2

SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4

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

RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           300 AM
 LOWEST     62          1200 PM
 AVERAGE    81
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THE OTTUMWA IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   73        90      1996
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   51        36      2009

SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 17 2015...........SUNRISE   550 AM CDT   SUNSET   823 PM CDT
MAY 18 2015...........SUNRISE   549 AM CDT   SUNSET   824 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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