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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
154 AM CDT THU APR 19 2018

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...THE AMES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 18 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         36    105 AM  MM      MM  62    -26       69
  MINIMUM         31   1216 PM  MM      MM  39     -8       51
  AVERAGE         34                        50    -16       60

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.19                      0.12   0.07
  MONTH TO DATE    1.26                      1.73  -0.47

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       31                        15     16        5
  MONTH TO DATE  559                       319    240      197
  SINCE MAR 1   1457                      1190    267     1030
  SINCE JUL 1   6575                      6475    100     5242

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        3
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         0      0        3
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        3
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    24   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     E (100)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    35   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     E (80)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    13.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  LIGHT RAIN
  FREEZING RAIN
  LT FREEZING RAIN
  LIGHT SNOW
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    92           700 AM
 LOWEST     69           300 AM
 AVERAGE    81

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THE AMES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   62
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   40


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 19 2018.........SUNRISE   628 AM CDT   SUNSET   800 PM CDT
APRIL 20 2018.........SUNRISE   626 AM CDT   SUNSET   801 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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