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CLIOTM

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


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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1920 TO 2016


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         57    511 PM  89    1968  68    -11       71
  MINIMUM         40   1122 PM  32    2013  46     -6       52
                                      2005
                                      1970
  AVERAGE         49                        57     -8       62

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.04          4.43 1993   0.15  -0.11     0.14
  MONTH TO DATE    0.16                      0.29  -0.13     0.14
  SINCE MAR 1      4.03                      5.93  -1.90     3.14
  SINCE JAN 1      4.46                      8.11  -3.65     5.26

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       16                         9      7        3
  MONTH TO DATE   34                        18     16       13
  SINCE MAR 1   1056                      1263   -207     1129
  SINCE JUL 1   5110                      6148  -1038     6260

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         2     -2        0
  SINCE MAR 1      9                        13     -4        1
  SINCE JAN 1      9                        13     -4        1
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    14   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (40)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    16   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (30)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     5.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100          1200 AM
 LOWEST     62          1200 PM
 AVERAGE    81

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THE OTTUMWA IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   68        88      1949
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   46        24      2005


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  3 2016...........SUNRISE   604 AM CDT   SUNSET   809 PM CDT
MAY  4 2016...........SUNRISE   603 AM CDT   SUNSET   810 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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