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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1256 AM CST THU DEC 18 2014


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...THE AMES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 17 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         27    210 PM  MM      MM  31     -4       34
  MINIMUM         13    808 AM  MM      MM  14     -1       11
  AVERAGE         20                        22     -2       23

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00                      0.03  -0.03
  MONTH TO DATE    0.66                      0.76  -0.10

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       45                        43      2       42
  MONTH TO DATE  582                       682   -100      815
  SINCE DEC 1    582                       682   -100      815
  SINCE JUL 1   2204                      2136     68     2290

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1    650                       752   -102      913
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    14   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (330)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    16   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (330)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     5.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.2


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    84           500 AM
 LOWEST     57           200 PM
 AVERAGE    71

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THE AMES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   31
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   13


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER 18 2014......SUNRISE   737 AM CST   SUNSET   445 PM CST
DECEMBER 19 2014......SUNRISE   738 AM CST   SUNSET   445 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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