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CLIAMW

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA                               
1251 AM CST THU DEC 7 2017


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...THE AMES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 6 2017...

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         36   1216 AM  MM      MM  35      1       38       
  MINIMUM         20   1147 PM  MM      MM  17      3       21       
  AVERAGE         28                        26      2       30      
                                                                     
PRECIPITATION (IN)                                                   
  YESTERDAY        T                         0.05  -0.05             
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.33  -0.33             
                                                                     
DEGREE DAYS                                                          
 HEATING                                                             
  YESTERDAY       37                        39     -2       35       
  MONTH TO DATE  162                       228    -66      184       
  SINCE DEC 1    162                       228    -66      184       
  SINCE JUL 1   1420                      1682   -262     1106       
                                                                     
 COOLING                                                             
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0       
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0       
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0       
  SINCE JAN 1    861                       752    109      971       
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WIND (MPH)                                                           
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    26   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (310)      
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    34   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)      
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    15.9                                         

                                                                     
SKY COVER                                                            
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM                                              
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7                                              

                                                                     
WEATHER CONDITIONS                                                  
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.                        
  LIGHT SNOW                                                         
  HAZE                                                               

                                                                     
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)                                          
 HIGHEST    88           700 AM                                     
 LOWEST     47           200 PM                                     
 AVERAGE    68                                                       

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THE AMES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL                                      
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   34                                        
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   17                                        

                                                                     
SUNRISE AND SUNSET                                                   
DECEMBER  7 2017......SUNRISE   729 AM CST   SUNSET   443 PM CST   
DECEMBER  8 2017......SUNRISE   730 AM CST   SUNSET   443 PM CST   

                                                                    
-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.                                      
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.                                
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.                                       
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.                                          

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