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CLIOTM

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
132 AM CDT TUE APR 21 2015

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...THE OTTUMWA IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 20 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1920 TO 2015


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         55    307 PM  90    1987  64     -9       82
  MINIMUM         38   1159 PM  27    2013  41     -3       54
                                      1953
  AVERAGE         47                        53     -6       68

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             3.25 1905   0.13  -0.13     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    1.91                      2.09  -0.18     1.82
  SINCE MAR 1      2.37                      4.33  -1.96     2.84
  SINCE JAN 1      3.53                      6.51  -2.98     5.65

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       18                        13      5        0
  MONTH TO DATE  205                       325   -120      342
  SINCE MAR 1    972                      1136   -164     1321
  SINCE JUL 1   6103                      6021     82     6834

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        3
  MONTH TO DATE    1                         0      1        8
  SINCE MAR 1      1                         1      0        8
  SINCE JAN 1      1                         1      0        8
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    29   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (320)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    43   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (310)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    16.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    86           100 AM
 LOWEST     32           600 PM
 AVERAGE    59

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THE OTTUMWA IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   64        89      1980
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   42        25      1934


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 21 2015.........SUNRISE   622 AM CDT   SUNSET   756 PM CDT
APRIL 22 2015.........SUNRISE   620 AM CDT   SUNSET   757 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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