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CLIOTM

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
131 AM CDT SUN MAY 20 2018


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...THE OTTUMWA IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 19 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1920 TO 2018


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         80    252 PM  90    1998  73      7       57
  MINIMUM         54    409 AM  34    2002  52      2       49
  AVERAGE         67                        62      5       53

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             2.30 1898   0.16  -0.16     0.51
  MONTH TO DATE    2.22                      2.82  -0.60     2.13
  SINCE MAR 1      5.05                      8.46  -3.41    10.39
  SINCE JAN 1      7.60                     10.64  -3.04    11.98

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        0                         5     -5       12
  MONTH TO DATE   18                       127   -109      102
  SINCE MAR 1   1516                      1372    144     1139
  SINCE JUL 1   6209                      6257    -48     4946

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        2                         2      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE   53                        23     30       43
  SINCE MAR 1     57                        34     23       58
  SINCE JAN 1     57                        34     23       58
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    24   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (350)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    35   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (360)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     5.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  FOG
  FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           200 AM
 LOWEST     62           300 PM
 AVERAGE    81

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THE OTTUMWA IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   73        90      1987
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   52        38      2002
                                             1931


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 20 2018...........SUNRISE   547 AM CDT   SUNSET   826 PM CDT
MAY 21 2018...........SUNRISE   546 AM CDT   SUNSET   827 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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