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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
136 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014


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...THE AMES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 20 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         82    427 PM  MM      MM  63     19       47
  MINIMUM         53    620 AM  MM      MM  40     13       26
  AVERAGE         68                        51     17       37

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.23                      0.13   0.10
  MONTH TO DATE    3.90                      1.99   1.91

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        0                        14    -14       28
  MONTH TO DATE  379                       347     32      465
  SINCE MAR 1   1430                      1218    212     1561
  SINCE JUL 1   7296                      6503    793     6569

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        3                         0      3        0
  MONTH TO DATE    7                         0      7        0
  SINCE MAR 1      7                         0      7        0
  SINCE JAN 1      7                         0      7        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    23   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (190)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    29   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (180)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    11.3


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    77           600 AM
 LOWEST     37           300 PM
 AVERAGE    57

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THE AMES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   63
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   40


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 21 2014.........SUNRISE   625 AM CDT   SUNSET   802 PM CDT
APRIL 22 2014.........SUNRISE   623 AM CDT   SUNSET   803 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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