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CLIOTM

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
138 AM CDT MON APR 20 2015


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...THE OTTUMWA IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 19 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         73    121 PM  85    1985  64      9       76
  MINIMUM         46   1157 PM  26    1949  41      5       42
  AVERAGE         60                        52      8       59

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.91          1.93 1993   0.12   0.79     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    1.91                      1.96  -0.05     1.82
  SINCE MAR 1      2.37                      4.20  -1.83     2.84
  SINCE JAN 1      3.53                      6.38  -2.85     5.65

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        5                        13     -8        6
  MONTH TO DATE  187                       312   -125      342
  SINCE MAR 1    954                      1123   -169     1321
  SINCE JUL 1   6085                      6008     77     6834

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    1                         0      1        5
  SINCE MAR 1      1                         1      0        5
  SINCE JAN 1      1                         1      0        5
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    33   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (330)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    44   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SW (230)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    10.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           300 AM
 LOWEST     57           100 PM
 AVERAGE    79

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THE OTTUMWA IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   64        90      1987
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   41        27      2013
                                             1953


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 20 2015.........SUNRISE   623 AM CDT   SUNSET   755 PM CDT
APRIL 21 2015.........SUNRISE   622 AM CDT   SUNSET   756 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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