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CLIOTM

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
135 AM CDT MON MAY 11 2015


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...THE OTTUMWA IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 10 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         69    225 PM  92    2011  70     -1       80
  MINIMUM         59    909 AM  30    1966  49     10       48
  AVERAGE         64                        59      5       64

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.39          2.80 2001   0.15   0.24      T
  MONTH TO DATE    1.56                      1.44   0.12     0.06
  SINCE MAR 1      4.56                      7.08  -2.52     6.16
  SINCE JAN 1      5.72                      9.26  -3.54     8.97

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        1                         7     -6        1
  MONTH TO DATE   18                        78    -60       63
  SINCE MAR 1   1134                      1323   -189     1489
  SINCE JUL 1   6265                      6208     57     7002

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE   27                        10     17       16
  SINCE MAR 1     28                        21      7       24
  SINCE JAN 1     28                        21      7       24
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    22   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SW (220)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    28   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SW (230)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    12.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           200 AM
 LOWEST     81           100 PM
 AVERAGE    91

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THE OTTUMWA IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   71        91      1926
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   49        34      1981


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 11 2015...........SUNRISE   556 AM CDT   SUNSET   817 PM CDT
MAY 12 2015...........SUNRISE   555 AM CDT   SUNSET   818 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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