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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
132 AM CDT SUN APR 1 2018

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...THE AMES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 31 2018...

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         47    750 AM  MM      MM  55     -8       45
  MINIMUM         22   1159 PM  MM      MM  32    -10       36
  AVERAGE         35                        44     -9       41

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.29                      0.09   0.20
  MONTH TO DATE    3.22                      2.10   1.12

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       30                        21      9       24
  MONTH TO DATE  898                       871     27      833
  SINCE MAR 1    898                       871     27      833
  SINCE JUL 1   6016                      6156   -140     5045

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    35   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SW (220)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    42   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SW (210)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    19.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    89           300 AM
 LOWEST     53          1200 AM
 AVERAGE    71

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THE AMES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   55
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   33


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL  1 2018.........SUNRISE   657 AM CDT   SUNSET   740 PM CDT
APRIL  2 2018.........SUNRISE   655 AM CDT   SUNSET   741 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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