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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
134 AM CDT THU MAY 7 2015


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...THE AMES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 6 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 9999 TO 9999


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         76    217 PM  MM      MM  68      8       74
  MINIMUM         61    345 AM  MM      MM  46     15       46
  AVERAGE         69                        57     12       60

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T                         0.14  -0.14
  MONTH TO DATE    0.79                      0.85  -0.06

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        0                         9     -9        5
  MONTH TO DATE   18                        57    -39       66
  SINCE MAR 1   1208                      1394   -186     1639
  SINCE JUL 1   6695                      6679     16     7609

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        4                         1      3        0
  MONTH TO DATE   11                         1     10        0
  SINCE MAR 1     11                         4      7        7
  SINCE JAN 1     11                         4      7        7
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    26   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (190)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    35   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (170)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    14.0


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  FOG
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93          1200 AM
 LOWEST     54           300 PM
 AVERAGE    74

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THE AMES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   69
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   46


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  7 2015...........SUNRISE   603 AM CDT   SUNSET   820 PM CDT
MAY  8 2015...........SUNRISE   602 AM CDT   SUNSET   821 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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