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CLIOTM

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
145 AM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015

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...THE OTTUMWA IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 4 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         80    101 PM  88    1949  69     11       67
  MINIMUM         60   1159 PM  28    2005  46     14       47
  AVERAGE         70                        57     13       57

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.94          1.48 1977   0.14   0.80     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    1.13                      0.57   0.56     0.02
  SINCE MAR 1      4.13                      6.21  -2.08     6.12
  SINCE JAN 1      5.29                      8.39  -3.10     8.93

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        0                         8     -8        8
  MONTH TO DATE   13                        34    -21       46
  SINCE MAR 1   1129                      1279   -150     1472
  SINCE JUL 1   6260                      6164     96     6985

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        5                         1      4        0
  MONTH TO DATE    9                         4      5        0
  SINCE MAR 1     10                        15     -5        8
  SINCE JAN 1     10                        15     -5        8
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    21   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (60)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    27   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SW (230)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.2


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    97           500 AM
 LOWEST     48           100 PM
 AVERAGE    73

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THE OTTUMWA IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   69        91      1926
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   47        33      1944


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  5 2015...........SUNRISE   603 AM CDT   SUNSET   811 PM CDT
MAY  6 2015...........SUNRISE   602 AM CDT   SUNSET   812 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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