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CLIAMW

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA                               
1240 AM CST THU MAR 8 2018


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...THE AMES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 7 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         30   1211 AM  MM      MM  43    -13       53       
  MINIMUM         19    745 AM  MM      MM  23     -4       33       
  AVERAGE         25                        33     -8       43      
                                                                     
PRECIPITATION (IN)                                                   
  YESTERDAY        T                         0.05  -0.05             
  MONTH TO DATE    0.49                      0.37   0.12             
                                                                     
DEGREE DAYS                                                          
 HEATING                                                             
  YESTERDAY       40                        32      8       22       
  MONTH TO DATE  199                       236    -37      167       
  SINCE MAR 1    199                       236    -37      167       
  SINCE JUL 1   5317                      5521   -204     4379       
                                                                     
 COOLING                                                             
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0       
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0       
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         0      0        0       
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0       
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WIND (MPH)                                                           
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    24   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (300)      
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    31   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (310)      
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    13.9                                         

                                                                     
SKY COVER                                                            
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM                                              
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4                                              

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

                                                                     
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)                                          
 HIGHEST    92           600 PM                                     
 LOWEST     58          1200 AM                                     
 AVERAGE    75                                                       

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THE AMES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL                                      
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   43                                        
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   23                                        

                                                                     
SUNRISE AND SUNSET                                                   
MARCH  8 2018.........SUNRISE   638 AM CST   SUNSET   613 PM CST   
MARCH  9 2018.........SUNRISE   636 AM CST   SUNSET   614 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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