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CLIOTM

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
138 AM CDT THU APR 30 2015


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...THE OTTUMWA IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 29 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    342 PM  92    1910  67      6       56
  MINIMUM         42    515 AM  28    2008  45     -3       38
                                      1958
  AVERAGE         58                        56      2       47

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          1.09 2006   0.13  -0.13     0.54
  MONTH TO DATE    2.54                      3.26  -0.72     4.97
  SINCE MAR 1      3.00                      5.50  -2.50     5.99
  SINCE JAN 1      4.16                      7.68  -3.52     8.80

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        7                        10     -3       18
  MONTH TO DATE  339                       426    -87      425
  SINCE MAR 1   1106                      1237   -131     1404
  SINCE JUL 1   6237                      6122    115     6917

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    1                         9     -8        8
  SINCE MAR 1      1                        10     -9        8
  SINCE JAN 1      1                        10     -9        8
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    18   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (340)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    25   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (340)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.2


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    83           500 AM
 LOWEST     29           200 PM
 AVERAGE    56

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THE OTTUMWA IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   67        95      1926
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   45        27      1908


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 30 2015.........SUNRISE   609 AM CDT   SUNSET   805 PM CDT
MAY  1 2015...........SUNRISE   608 AM CDT   SUNSET   807 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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