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CLIOTM

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


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...THE OTTUMWA IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 7 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1920 TO 2018


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   1259 PM  77    2000  45     -9       56       
  MINIMUM         22   1156 PM  -5    1943  25     -3       35       
  AVERAGE         29                        35     -6       46      
                                                                     
PRECIPITATION (IN)                                                   
  YESTERDAY        T             0.79 2009   0.07  -0.07     0.00    
  MONTH TO DATE    0.04                      0.47  -0.43     0.24    
  SINCE MAR 1      0.04                      0.47  -0.43     0.24    
  SINCE JAN 1      2.59                      2.65  -0.06     1.83    
                                                                     
DEGREE DAYS                                                          
 HEATING                                                             
  YESTERDAY       36                        30      6       19       
  MONTH TO DATE  190                       219    -29      146       
  SINCE MAR 1    190                       219    -29      146       
  SINCE JUL 1   4883                      5104   -221     3953       
                                                                     
 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    25   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (310)      
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    31   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (310)      
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    15.0                                         

                                                                     
SKY COVER                                                            
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM                                              
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7                                              

                                                                     
WEATHER CONDITIONS                                                  
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.                        
  LIGHT SNOW                                                         

                                                                     
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)                                          
 HIGHEST    81           500 AM                                     
 LOWEST     51           300 PM                                     
 AVERAGE    66                                                       

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THE OTTUMWA IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR                    
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   45        75      1977                    
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   26        -7      1943                    

                                                                     
SUNRISE AND SUNSET                                                   
MARCH  8 2018.........SUNRISE   633 AM CST   SUNSET   609 PM CST   
MARCH  9 2018.........SUNRISE   631 AM CST   SUNSET   610 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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