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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1255 AM CST MON DEC 18 2017


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...THE AMES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 17 2017...

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         39    206 PM  MM      MM  31      8       19
  MINIMUM         24    806 PM  MM      MM  14     10       -7
  AVERAGE         32                        22     10        6

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00                      0.03  -0.03
  MONTH TO DATE    0.03                      0.76  -0.73

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       33                        43    -10       59
  MONTH TO DATE  547                       682   -135      732
  SINCE DEC 1    547                       682   -135      732
  SINCE JUL 1   1805                      2136   -331     1654

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1    861                       752    109      971
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED     9   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (60)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    11   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     E (70)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     4.0


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.2


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  FOG
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           900 AM
 LOWEST     70           200 PM
 AVERAGE    85

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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 2017......SUNRISE   738 AM CST   SUNSET   445 PM CST
DECEMBER 19 2017......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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