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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
129 AM CDT THU OCT 2 2014


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...THE AMES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 1 2014...

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         71    432 PM  MM      MM  70      1       84
  MINIMUM         54    641 AM  MM      MM  44     10       53
  AVERAGE         63                        57      6       69

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.93                      0.09   0.84
  MONTH TO DATE    0.93                      0.09   0.84

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        2                         9     -7        0
  MONTH TO DATE    2                         9     -7        0
  SINCE SEP 1    142                       137      5       78
  SINCE JUL 1    154                       153      1       92

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        4
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         1     -1        4
  SINCE SEP 1     49                        60    -11      149
  SINCE JAN 1    650                       743    -93      898
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    17   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (140)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    24   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (140)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           300 AM
 LOWEST     78           300 PM
 AVERAGE    89

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THE AMES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   69
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   43


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
OCTOBER  2 2014.......SUNRISE   712 AM CDT   SUNSET   654 PM CDT
OCTOBER  3 2014.......SUNRISE   714 AM CDT   SUNSET   653 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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