Weather History for Ames, IA

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Month of December, 2011

  Max Avg Min Sum
Temperature  
Max Temperature 53 °F 39 °F 21 °F
Mean Temperature 46 °F 30 °F 14 °F
Min Temperature 39 °F 22 °F 3 °F
Degree Days  
Heating Degree Days (base 65) 51 35 19 1070
Cooling Degree Days (base 65) 0 0 0 0
Growing Degree Days (base 50) 0 0 0 0
Dew Point  
Dew Point 52 °F 25 °F 0 °F
Precipitation  
Precipitation 1.03 in 0.08 in 0.00 in 2.09 in
Snowdepth - - - -
Wind  
Wind 35 mph 9 mph 0 mph
Gust Wind 45 mph 25 mph 20 mph
Sea Level Pressure  
Sea Level Pressure 30.53 in 30.13 in 29.43 in

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Astronomy

Dec. 15, 2011 Rise Set
Actual Time 7:35 AM CST 4:43 PM CST
Civil Twilight 7:03 AM CST 5:15 PM CST
Nautical Twilight 6:28 AM CST 5:50 PM CST
Astronomical Twilight 5:54 AM CST 6:24 PM CST
Moon 10:15 PM CST (12/15) 10:47 AM CST (12/15)
Length of Visible Light 10h 11m
Length of Day
9h 08m
Waning Gibbous, 74% of the Moon is Illuminated
Dec 15
Waning Gibbous
Dec 17
Last Quarter
Dec 24
New
Jan 1
First Quarter
Jan 9
Full

Weather History Calendar

Precipitation Actual month total 2.09 Normal Month Total: 1.02
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
 
Snow
Actual:
37 | 20 0.01
Average:
37 | 19 0.06
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
37 | 9 T
Average:
37 | 19 0.07
Snow
Actual:
40 | 31 1.03
Average:
36 | 18 0.05
Snow
Actual:
31 | 23 T
Average:
36 | 18 0.05
Mostly Cloudy
Actual:
23 | 17 0.00
Average:
35 | 18 0.05
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
21 | 7 0.00
Average:
35 | 17 0.05
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
28 | 7 0.00
Average:
34 | 17 0.05
Snow
Actual:
33 | 22 T
Average:
34 | 17 0.05
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
23 | 5 0.00
Average:
33 | 16 0.04
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
34 | 3 0.00
Average:
33 | 16 0.05
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
41 | 25 0.01
Average:
33 | 15 0.04
Overcast
Actual:
42 | 35 0.00
Average:
32 | 15 0.04
Rain
Actual:
45 | 34 0.32
Average:
32 | 15 0.03
Rain
Actual:
52 | 39 0.42
Average:
32 | 15 0.04
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
39 | 24 0.00
Average:
31 | 14 0.03
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
32 | 16 0.00
Average:
31 | 14 0.03
Clear
Actual:
40 | 24 0.00
Average:
31 | 14 0.03
Clear
Actual:
53 | 24 0.00
Average:
31 | 13 0.03
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
37 | 28 0.00
Average:
30 | 13 0.02
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
33 | 25 T
Average:
30 | 13 0.02
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
44 | 26 0.00
Average:
28 | 11 0.01
Snow
Actual:
32 | 13 T
Average:
30 | 13 0.03
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
39 | 12 0.00
Average:
30 | 12 0.02
Clear
Actual:
47 | 16 0.00
Average:
29 | 12 0.01
Clear
Actual:
47 | 21 0.00
Average:
29 | 12 0.02
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
45 | 19 T
Average:
29 | 12 0.02
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
39 | 23 0.00
Average:
29 | 12 0.01
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
48 | 21 0.00
Average:
29 | 12 0.02
Rain
Actual:
50 | 35 0.10
Average:
29 | 11 0.01
Rain
Actual:
41 | 34 0.20
Average:
29 | 11 0.01
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
49 | 32 0.00
Average:
29 | 11 0.02
 

Calendar Legend

Sunny
Clear
Mostly Cloudy
Partly Sunny
Partly Cloudy
Mostly Sunny
Cloudy Rain Snow
Hail
Flurries
Thunderstorms Hazy
Fog
Sleet '?' denotes
'chance of'
Unknown

Daily Weather History & Observations

2011 Temp. (°F) Dew Point (°F) Humidity (%) Sea Level Press. (in) Visibility (mi) Wind (mph) Precip. (in) Events
Dec high avg low high avg low high avg low high avg low high avg low high avg high sum  
1 37 29 20 32 24 14 89 74 58 30.50 30.32 30.09 10 8 1 23 12 30 0.01 Snow
2 37 23 9 31 19 6 91 72 52 30.48 30.34 30.14 10 10 5 20 8 26 T  
3 40 36 31 39 35 28 100 91 82 30.14 30.02 29.87 8 2 1 22 9 26 1.03 Rain , Snow
4 31 27 23 28 22 18 92 83 74 30.39 30.18 29.96 10 10 3 21 11 26 T Snow
5 23 20 17 17 14 12 84 76 68 30.51 30.46 30.39 10 10 9 21 13 28 0.00  
6 21 14 7 14 11 3 91 81 71 30.46 30.33 30.22 10 10 6 14 8 17 0.00  
7 28 18 7 21 15 4 92 78 63 30.20 30.14 30.08 10 10 8 16 7 18 0.00  
8 33 28 22 23 20 16 92 75 58 30.30 30.25 30.19 10 6 2 16 6 21 T Snow
9 23 14 5 18 5 0 88 69 49 30.53 30.44 30.30 10 10 10 18 9 22 0.00  
10 34 19 3 27 17 0 92 84 75 30.53 30.40 30.29 10 8 5 20 9 23 0.00  
11 41 33 25 35 30 23 92 83 73 30.30 30.24 30.18 9 5 2 23 11 30 0.01  
12 42 39 35 34 32 31 92 79 65 30.32 30.24 30.19 10 10 7 13 6 18 0.00  
13 45 40 34 38 36 32 96 83 70 30.34 30.22 30.09 10 6 1 14 4 17 0.32 Rain
14 52 46 39 52 43 35 100 93 85 30.04 29.80 29.63 10 5 0 24 9 31 0.42 Fog , Rain
15 39 32 24 34 25 20 89 76 63 30.41 30.13 29.80 10 10 7 28 16 36 0.00  
16 32 24 16 27 21 14 92 76 59 30.47 30.39 30.29 10 10 10 12 4 15 0.00  
17 40 32 24 32 26 22 92 81 70 30.30 30.26 30.23 10 9 6 15 7 17 0.00  
18 53 39 24 38 32 22 92 73 54 30.21 29.97 29.83 10 10 9 17 8 23 0.00  
19 37 33 28 31 28 23 100 85 69 30.26 30.11 29.83 10 10 8 24 12 29 0.00  
20 33 29 25 29 25 20 92 82 72 30.26 30.00 29.77 10 8 3 12 4 15 T  
21 44 35 26 31 28 25 100 81 58 29.99 29.78 29.69 10 7 2 16 5 20 0.00  
22 32 23 13 29 22 9 92 80 68 30.43 30.20 30.01 10 8 2 23 13 29 T Snow
23 39 26 12 22 16 8 92 70 48 30.43 30.29 30.14 10 10 10 25 10 32 0.00  
24 47 32 16 28 23 15 92 69 45 30.29 30.25 30.20 10 10 10 18 8 21 0.00  
25 47 34 21 27 23 20 88 65 42 30.37 30.30 30.20 10 10 10 18 10 22 0.00  
26 45 32 19 30 25 17 91 70 49 30.29 30.04 29.81 10 10 10 22 9 30 T  
27 39 31 23 29 23 18 78 69 59 30.09 29.95 29.79 10 10 10 33 14 41 0.00  
28 48 35 21 29 24 18 92 67 42 30.08 29.89 29.66 10 10 10 15 8 18 0.00  
29 50 43 35 38 31 28 92 71 50 29.67 29.61 29.50 10 10 10 21 10 25 0.10 Rain
30 41 38 34 39 37 33 100 93 85 29.90 29.66 29.43 10 8 2 23 10 26 0.20 Rain
31 49 41 32 38 35 31 96 79 61 29.88 29.68 29.52 10 9 6 35 12 45 0.00