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CLIOTM

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
129 AM CDT WED MAY 17 2017

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...THE OTTUMWA IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 16 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         89    304 PM  91    1931  72     17       60
  MINIMUM         65    302 AM  35    2011  51     14       47
  AVERAGE         77                        61     16       54

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             2.10 1896   0.16  -0.16     0.14
  MONTH TO DATE    1.02                      2.36  -1.34     2.06
  SINCE MAR 1      9.28                      8.00   1.28     5.93
  SINCE JAN 1     10.87                     10.18   0.69     7.23

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        0                         5     -5       11
  MONTH TO DATE   89                       112    -23      143
  SINCE MAR 1   1126                      1357   -231     1165
  SINCE JUL 1   4933                      6242  -1309     5219

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY       12                         2     10        0
  MONTH TO DATE   36                        17     19        3
  SINCE MAR 1     51                        28     23       12
  SINCE JAN 1     51                        28     23       12
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    29   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (190)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    38   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SW (220)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    16.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.0


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           300 AM
 LOWEST     43           200 PM
 AVERAGE    68

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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 2017...........SUNRISE   550 AM CDT   SUNSET   823 PM CDT
MAY 18 2017...........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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