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CLIMCW

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA                               
130 AM CDT FRI OCT 5 2012


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...THE MASON CITY IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 4 2012...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2012


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST     
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR     
                                                  NORMAL             
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TEMPERATURE (F)                                                     
 YESTERDAY                                                           
  MAXIMUM         59    228 AM  87    2005  65     -6       84       
                                      1938                          
  MINIMUM         36   1159 PM  20    1935  40     -4       36       
  AVERAGE         48                        53     -5       60      
                                                                     
PRECIPITATION (IN)                                                   
  YESTERDAY        0.00          1.42 2002   0.09  -0.09     0.00    
  MONTH TO DATE    0.00                      0.40  -0.40     0.00    
  SINCE SEP 1      1.15                      3.67  -2.52     0.94    
  SINCE JAN 1     16.16                     30.03 -13.87    20.59    
                                                                     
SNOWFALL (IN)                                                        
  YESTERDAY        0.0           0.0  2002   0.0    0.0      0.0     
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0     
  SINCE SEP 1      0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0     
  SINCE JUL 1      0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0     
  SNOW DEPTH       0                                                 
                                                                     
DEGREE DAYS                                                          
 HEATING                                                             
  YESTERDAY       17                        13      4        5       
  MONTH TO DATE   38                        48    -10       41       
  SINCE SEP 1    199                       225    -26      262       
  SINCE JUL 1    230                       261    -31      264       
                                                                     
 COOLING                                                             
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0       
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         2     -2        0       
  SINCE SEP 1     50                        56     -6       53       
  SINCE JAN 1    899                       612    287      774       
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WIND (MPH)                                                           
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    30   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (290)      
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    39   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (300)      
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    18.1                                         

                                                                     
SKY COVER                                                            
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM                                              
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.1                                              

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

                                                                     
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)                                          
 HIGHEST    71           400 AM                                     
 LOWEST     35           300 PM                                     
 AVERAGE    53                                                       

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THE MASON CITY IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR                    
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   65        95      1963                    
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   40        22      1935                    

                                                                     
SUNRISE AND SUNSET                                                   
OCTOBER  5 2012.......SUNRISE   716 AM CDT   SUNSET   647 PM CDT   
OCTOBER  6 2012.......SUNRISE   717 AM CDT   SUNSET   645 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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