490  
CDUS43 KDMX 180630 RRC  
CLIOTM  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA  
129 AM CDT TUE SEP 18 2018  
 
   
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..THE OTTUMWA IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR SEPTEMBER 17 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 91 301 PM 98 1927 76 15 74  
MINIMUM 64 109 AM 34 1937 52 12 54  
AVERAGE 78 64 14 64  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.00 2.05 1978 0.12 -0.12 0.99  
MONTH TO DATE 3.66 2.26 1.40 1.09  
SINCE SEP 1 3.66 2.26 1.40 1.09  
SINCE JAN 1 26.12 28.96 -2.84 16.93  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
YESTERDAY 0 4 -4 1  
MONTH TO DATE 5 34 -29 18  
SINCE SEP 1 5 34 -29 18  
SINCE JUL 1 5 45 -40 18  
 
COOLING  
YESTERDAY 13 3 10 0  
MONTH TO DATE 128 72 56 74  
SINCE SEP 1 128 72 56 74  
SINCE JAN 1 1250 906 344 999    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 14 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION SW (210)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 20 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION S (190)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 6.4  
 
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.2  
 
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 93 100 AM  
LOWEST 41 100 PM  
AVERAGE 67  
   
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THE OTTUMWA IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 75 96 1910  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 52 33 1916  
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
SEPTEMBER 18 2018.....SUNRISE 653 AM CDT SUNSET 714 PM CDT  
SEPTEMBER 19 2018.....SUNRISE 654 AM CDT SUNSET 712 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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