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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
145 AM CDT THU MAY 12 2016


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...THE OTTUMWA IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 11 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1920 TO 2016


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         70    622 PM  91    1926  71     -1       67
  MINIMUM         56    305 AM  34    1981  49      7       49
  AVERAGE         63                        60      3       58

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.18          2.13 2002   0.15   0.03     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    1.62                      1.59   0.03     1.56
  SINCE MAR 1      5.49                      7.23  -1.74     4.56
  SINCE JAN 1      5.92                      9.41  -3.49     6.68

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        2                         6     -4        7
  MONTH TO DATE   81                        84     -3       25
  SINCE MAR 1   1103                      1329   -226     1141
  SINCE JUL 1   5157                      6214  -1057     6272

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    3                        11     -8       27
  SINCE MAR 1     12                        22    -10       28
  SINCE JAN 1     12                        22    -10       28
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    30   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     E (90)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    35   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     E (90)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.1


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  HEAVY RAIN
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG
  FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           100 AM
 LOWEST     73           400 PM
 AVERAGE    87

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THE OTTUMWA IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   71        94      1956
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   49        34      2013


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 12 2016...........SUNRISE   554 AM CDT   SUNSET   819 PM CDT
MAY 13 2016...........SUNRISE   553 AM CDT   SUNSET   820 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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