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CLIAMW

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA                               
1230 AM CST WED JAN 3 2018


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...THE AMES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 2 2018...

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         20   1159 PM  MM      MM  29     -9       35       
  MINIMUM        -22    701 AM  MM      MM  11    -33       32       
  AVERAGE         -1                        20    -21       34      
                                                                     
PRECIPITATION (IN)                                                   
  YESTERDAY        T                         0.02  -0.02             
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.03  -0.03             
                                                                     
DEGREE DAYS                                                          
 HEATING                                                             
  YESTERDAY       66                        45     21       31       
  MONTH TO DATE  144                        90     54       72       
  SINCE DEC 1   1397                      1390      7     1312       
  SINCE JUL 1   2655                      2844   -189     2234       
                                                                     
 COOLING                                                             
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0       
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0       
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0       
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0       
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WIND (MPH)                                                           
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    22   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SW (230)      
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    28   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SW (230)      
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    11.6                                         

                                                                     
SKY COVER                                                            
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM                                              
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.1                                              

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

                                                                     
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)                                          
 HIGHEST    91           300 AM                                     
 LOWEST     63           200 PM                                     
 AVERAGE    77                                                       

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THE AMES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL                                      
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   29                                        
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   11                                        

                                                                     
SUNRISE AND SUNSET                                                   
JANUARY  3 2018.......SUNRISE   743 AM CST   SUNSET   456 PM CST   
JANUARY  4 2018.......SUNRISE   743 AM CST   SUNSET   457 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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