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CLIAMW

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA 
151 AM CDT TUE APR 17 2018


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...THE AMES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 16 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         37    440 PM  MM      MM  61    -24       69       
  MINIMUM         23    743 AM  MM      MM  38    -15       46       
  AVERAGE         30                        50    -20       58      
                                                                     
PRECIPITATION (IN)                                                   
  YESTERDAY        0.00                      0.13  -0.13             
  MONTH TO DATE    1.07                      1.49  -0.42             
                                                                     
DEGREE DAYS                                                          
 HEATING                                                             
  YESTERDAY       35                        15     20        7       
  MONTH TO DATE  501                       289    212      184       
  SINCE MAR 1   1399                      1160    239     1017       
  SINCE JUL 1   6517                      6445     72     5229       
                                                                     
 COOLING                                                             
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0       
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        3       
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         0      0        3       
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        3       
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WIND (MPH)                                                           
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    28   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (340)      
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    34   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (340)      
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    15.6                                         

                                                                     
SKY COVER                                                            
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM                                              
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6                                              

                                                                     
WEATHER CONDITIONS                                                  
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.                        
  HAZE                                                               

                                                                     
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)                                          
 HIGHEST    81          1200 AM                                     
 LOWEST     64           400 PM                                     
 AVERAGE    73                                                       

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THE AMES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL                                      
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   62                                        
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   39                                        

                                                                     
SUNRISE AND SUNSET                                                   
APRIL 17 2018.........SUNRISE   631 AM CDT   SUNSET   758 PM CDT   
APRIL 18 2018.........SUNRISE   629 AM CDT   SUNSET   759 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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