564  
CDUS43 KDMX 200645  
CLIAMW  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA  
 
137 AM CDT FRI APR 20 2018  
 
   
..THE AMES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 19 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 52 231 PM MM MM 62 -10 75  
MINIMUM 29 619 AM MM MM 40 -11 47  
AVERAGE 41 51 -10 61  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.00 0.13 -0.13  
MONTH TO DATE 1.26 1.86 -0.60  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
YESTERDAY 24 14 10 4  
MONTH TO DATE 583 333 250 201  
SINCE MAR 1 1481 1204 277 1034  
SINCE JUL 1 6599 6489 110 5246  
 
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 17 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION N (350)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 21 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION N (350)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 8.1  
 
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.1  
 
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 85 1200 AM  
LOWEST 38 300 PM  
AVERAGE 62  
   
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THE AMES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 63  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 40  
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
APRIL 20 2018.........SUNRISE 626 AM CDT SUNSET 801 PM CDT  
APRIL 21 2018.........SUNRISE 625 AM CDT SUNSET 802 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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