Weather History for Ames, IA

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Thursday, March 29, 2012

  Actual Average Record
Temperature  
Mean Temperature 56 °F 43 °F  
Max Temperature 66 °F 54 °F 78 °F (1998)
Min Temperature 45 °F 32 °F 26 °F (2009)
Degree Days  
Heating Degree Days 9 22  
Month to date heating degree days 399 828  
Since 1 July heating degree days 4916 6113  
Cooling Degree Days 0 0  
Month to date cooling degree days 15 0  
Year to date cooling degree days 15 0  
Growing Degree Days 6 (Base 50)    
Moisture  
Dew Point 44 °F    
Average Humidity 64    
Maximum Humidity 76    
Minimum Humidity 51    
Precipitation  
Precipitation 0.74 in 0.10 in 0.74 in (2012)
Month to date precipitation 1.92  
Sea Level Pressure  
Sea Level Pressure 29.86 in    
Wind  
Wind Speed 13 mph (ESE)    
Max Wind Speed 29 mph    
Max Gust Speed 39 mph    
Visibility 9 miles    
Events Rain , Thunderstorm    
T = Trace of Precipitation, MM = Missing Value Source: NWS Daily Summary

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Astronomy

Mar. 29, 2012 Rise Set
Actual Time 7:01 AM CDT 7:37 PM CDT
Civil Twilight 6:33 AM CDT 8:05 PM CDT
Nautical Twilight 6:00 AM CDT 8:38 PM CDT
Astronomical Twilight 5:26 AM CDT 9:13 PM CDT
Moon 11:05 AM CDT (3/29) 1:34 AM CDT (3/29)
Length of Visible Light 13h 32m
Length of Day
12h 35m
Waxing Crescent, 39% of the Moon is Illuminated
Mar 29
Waxing Crescent
Mar 30
First Quarter
Apr 6
Full
Apr 13
Last Quarter
Apr 21
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Hourly Weather History & Observations

Time (CDT) Temp. Windchill Dew Point Humidity Pressure Visibility Wind Dir Wind Speed Gust Speed Precip Events Conditions
12:53 AM 48.9 °F - 37.0 °F 64% 29.98 in 10.0 mi East 5.8 mph - N/A   Clear
1:53 AM 50.0 °F - 37.9 °F 63% 29.97 in 10.0 mi East 8.1 mph - N/A   Clear
2:53 AM 50.0 °F - 39.0 °F 66% 29.98 in 10.0 mi East 4.6 mph - N/A   Clear
3:53 AM 46.9 °F - 39.0 °F 74% 29.99 in 10.0 mi East 4.6 mph - N/A   Clear
4:53 AM 46.0 °F 43.9 °F 39.0 °F 76% 29.99 in 10.0 mi East 4.6 mph - N/A   Clear
5:53 AM 46.0 °F 41.9 °F 39.0 °F 76% 29.98 in 10.0 mi East 8.1 mph - N/A   Clear
6:53 AM 46.9 °F - 39.0 °F 74% 29.99 in 10.0 mi East 8.1 mph - N/A   Clear
7:53 AM 48.0 °F - 39.9 °F 74% 29.99 in 10.0 mi ESE 8.1 mph - N/A   Clear
8:53 AM 51.1 °F - 41.0 °F 68% 29.99 in 10.0 mi East 9.2 mph - N/A   Clear
9:53 AM 55.0 °F - 42.1 °F 62% 29.98 in 10.0 mi ESE 13.8 mph 21.9 mph N/A   Scattered Clouds
10:53 AM 60.1 °F - 42.1 °F 51% 29.93 in 10.0 mi ESE 16.1 mph 24.2 mph N/A   Clear
11:53 AM 63.0 °F - 44.1 °F 50% 29.90 in 10.0 mi ESE 19.6 mph 28.8 mph N/A   Clear
12:53 PM 64.0 °F - 46.9 °F 54% 29.90 in 10.0 mi SE 16.1 mph 25.3 mph N/A   Clear
1:53 PM 66.0 °F - 48.0 °F 52% 29.86 in 10.0 mi SE 19.6 mph 28.8 mph N/A   Clear
2:53 PM 64.0 °F - 48.0 °F 56% 29.84 in 10.0 mi SE 19.6 mph 31.1 mph N/A   Scattered Clouds
3:53 PM 64.9 °F - 46.9 °F 52% 29.82 in 10.0 mi ESE 15.0 mph 28.8 mph N/A   Partly Cloudy
4:53 PM 63.0 °F - 46.0 °F 54% 29.81 in 10.0 mi ESE 16.1 mph 27.6 mph N/A   Mostly Cloudy
5:53 PM 61.0 °F - 45.0 °F 56% 29.82 in 10.0 mi ESE 12.7 mph 20.7 mph N/A   Overcast
6:53 PM 60.1 °F - 46.9 °F 62% 29.80 in 10.0 mi ESE 10.4 mph - N/A   Overcast
7:53 PM 59.0 °F - 48.9 °F 69% 29.75 in 10.0 mi ESE 15.0 mph 26.5 mph N/A   Mostly Cloudy
8:53 PM 57.9 °F - 48.0 °F 70% 29.75 in 10.0 mi ESE 17.3 mph 25.3 mph N/A   Overcast
9:23 PM 55.4 °F - 46.4 °F 72% 29.77 in 9.0 mi ESE 18.4 mph 25.3 mph 0.00 in Rain , Thunderstorm Light Rain
9:44 PM 53.6 °F - 48.2 °F 82% 29.82 in 1.8 mi SSE 3.5 mph - 0.29 in Rain , Thunderstorm Heavy Thunderstorms and Rain
9:53 PM 52.0 °F - 48.9 °F 89% 29.79 in 1.5 mi ESE 8.1 mph - 0.53 in Rain , Thunderstorm Heavy Thunderstorms and Rain
9:56 PM 51.8 °F - 48.2 °F 88% 29.79 in 2.0 mi SE 10.4 mph - 0.02 in Rain , Thunderstorm Heavy Thunderstorms and Rain
10:05 PM 51.8 °F - 48.2 °F 88% 29.79 in 4.0 mi SE 15.0 mph - 0.05 in Rain , Thunderstorm Thunderstorms and Rain
10:46 PM 51.8 °F - 50.0 °F 94% 29.71 in 7.0 mi SE 28.8 mph 39.1 mph 0.20 in Rain Light Rain
10:53 PM 52.0 °F - 50.0 °F 93% 29.70 in 10.0 mi SE 24.2 mph 36.8 mph 0.20 in Rain Light Rain
11:53 PM 52.0 °F - - N/A% 29.69 in 10.0 mi SE 13.8 mph 21.9 mph 0.01 in   Overcast