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CLIOTM

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
128 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014


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...THE OTTUMWA IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 17 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1920 TO 2014


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         52    520 PM  86    2004  63    -11       56
  MINIMUM         36    701 AM  24    1907  40     -4       39
  AVERAGE         44                        52     -8       48

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          4.88 2013   0.11  -0.11     4.88
  MONTH TO DATE    1.49                      1.72  -0.23     7.44
  SINCE MAR 1      2.02                      3.96  -1.94     9.90
  SINCE JAN 1      3.35                      6.14  -2.79    13.36

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       21                        14      7       17
  MONTH TO DATE  319                       285     34      325
  SINCE MAR 1   1298                      1096    202     1336
  SINCE JUL 1   6810                      5981    829     5863

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    5                         0      5        0
  SINCE MAR 1      5                         1      4        0
  SINCE JAN 1      5                         1      4        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    21   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (280)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    25   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (300)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    11.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    85           300 AM
 LOWEST     44           500 PM
 AVERAGE    65

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THE OTTUMWA IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   63        87      1985
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   40        19      1983


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 18 2014.........SUNRISE   626 AM CDT   SUNSET   753 PM CDT
APRIL 19 2014.........SUNRISE   624 AM CDT   SUNSET   754 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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