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CLIOTM

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
132 AM CDT WED MAY 4 2016


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...THE OTTUMWA IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 3 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         68    344 PM  88    1949  68      0       83
  MINIMUM         37    346 AM  24    2005  46     -9       55
  AVERAGE         53                        57     -4       69

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             2.08 1984   0.14  -0.14     0.05
  MONTH TO DATE    0.16                      0.43  -0.27     0.19
  SINCE MAR 1      4.03                      6.07  -2.04     3.19
  SINCE JAN 1      4.46                      8.25  -3.79     5.31

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       12                         8      4        0
  MONTH TO DATE   46                        26     20       13
  SINCE MAR 1   1068                      1271   -203     1129
  SINCE JUL 1   5122                      6156  -1034     6260

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        4
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         3     -3        4
  SINCE MAR 1      9                        14     -5        5
  SINCE JAN 1      9                        14     -5        5
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    18   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (260)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    26   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (250)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  FOG
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100          1200 AM
 LOWEST     39           200 PM
 AVERAGE    70

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THE OTTUMWA IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   69        88      1949
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   46        28      2005


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  4 2016...........SUNRISE   603 AM CDT   SUNSET   810 PM CDT
MAY  5 2016...........SUNRISE   602 AM CDT   SUNSET   811 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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