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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1255 AM CST SUN FEB 18 2018


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...THE AMES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 17 2018...

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         36    501 PM  MM      MM  34      2       71
  MINIMUM         17   1110 PM  MM      MM  16      1       31
  AVERAGE         27                        25      2       51

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.04                      0.03   0.01
  MONTH TO DATE    0.09                      0.56  -0.47

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       38                        40     -2       14
  MONTH TO DATE  844                       717    127      570
  SINCE DEC 1   3495                      3418     77     3035
  SINCE JUL 1   4753                      4872   -119     3957

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    21   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (300)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    25   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (300)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.2


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    88          1000 PM
 LOWEST     67          1200 AM
 AVERAGE    78

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THE AMES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   35
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   16


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
FEBRUARY 18 2018......SUNRISE   706 AM CST   SUNSET   551 PM CST
FEBRUARY 19 2018......SUNRISE   705 AM CST   SUNSET   552 PM CST


-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.




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