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CLIAMW

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA                               
128 AM CDT THU OCT 4 2012


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...THE AMES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 3 2012...

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         79    244 PM  MM      MM  69     10       78       
  MINIMUM         38    643 AM  MM      MM  43     -5       35       
  AVERAGE         59                        56      3       57      
                                                                     
PRECIPITATION (IN)                                                   
  YESTERDAY        0.00                      0.07  -0.07             
  MONTH TO DATE    0.00                      0.24  -0.24             
                                                                     
DEGREE DAYS                                                          
 HEATING                                                             
  YESTERDAY        6                        10     -4        8       
  MONTH TO DATE   15                        29    -14       36       
  SINCE SEP 1    158                       157      1      224       
  SINCE JUL 1    176                       173      3      224       
                                                                     
 COOLING                                                             
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        0       
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         3     -3        0       
  SINCE SEP 1     60                        62     -2       51       
  SINCE JAN 1   1063                       745    318      953       
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WIND (MPH)                                                           
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    17   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (180)      
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    26   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (180)      
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     5.1                                         

                                                                     
SKY COVER                                                            
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM                                              
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.0                                              

                                                                     
WEATHER CONDITIONS                                                  
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.                        
  FOG                                                                
  HAZE                                                               

                                                                     
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)                                          
 HIGHEST    89           200 AM                                     
 LOWEST     23           400 PM                                     
 AVERAGE    56                                                       

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THE AMES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL                                      
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   68                                        
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   43                                        

                                                                     
SUNRISE AND SUNSET                                                   
OCTOBER  4 2012.......SUNRISE   715 AM CDT   SUNSET   650 PM CDT   
OCTOBER  5 2012.......SUNRISE   716 AM CDT   SUNSET   648 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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