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CLIOTM

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
147 AM CDT SAT MAY 2 2015


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...THE OTTUMWA IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 1 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         70    229 PM  97    1926  68      2       50
  MINIMUM         39    402 AM  32    1966  45     -6       42
  AVERAGE         55                        56     -1       46

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             1.81 1973   0.14  -0.14     0.01
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.14  -0.14     0.01
  SINCE MAR 1      3.00                      5.78  -2.78     6.11
  SINCE JAN 1      4.16                      7.96  -3.80     8.92

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       10                         9      1       19
  MONTH TO DATE   10                         9      1       19
  SINCE MAR 1   1126                      1254   -128     1445
  SINCE JUL 1   6257                      6139    118     6958

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         1     -1        0
  SINCE MAR 1      1                        12    -11        8
  SINCE JAN 1      1                        12    -11        8
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    13   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (190)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    15   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (180)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     5.3


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT RAIN


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    76           600 AM
 LOWEST     30           100 PM
 AVERAGE    53

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THE OTTUMWA IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   68        89      1968
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   46        32      2013
                                             2005
                                             1970


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  2 2015...........SUNRISE   607 AM CDT   SUNSET   808 PM CDT
MAY  3 2015...........SUNRISE   605 AM CDT   SUNSET   809 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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