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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
132 AM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016


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...THE AMES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 2 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 9999 TO 9999


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         62    505 PM  MM      MM  67     -5       70
  MINIMUM         38    544 AM  MM      MM  44     -6       47
  AVERAGE         50                        56     -6       59

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00                      0.15  -0.15
  MONTH TO DATE    0.14                      0.29  -0.15

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       15                        10      5        6
  MONTH TO DATE   33                        20     13       17
  SINCE MAR 1   1129                      1357   -228     1207
  SINCE JUL 1   5681                      6642   -961     6694

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE MAR 1      3                         3      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1      3                         3      0        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    10   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (350)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    15   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (20)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     2.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100          1200 AM
 LOWEST     46           100 PM
 AVERAGE    73

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THE AMES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   67
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   45


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  3 2016...........SUNRISE   607 AM CDT   SUNSET   816 PM CDT
MAY  4 2016...........SUNRISE   606 AM CDT   SUNSET   817 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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