Weather History for Ames, IA

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Wednesday, April 4, 2012

  Actual Average Record
Temperature  
Mean Temperature 61 °F 45 °F  
Max Temperature 68 °F 57 °F 80 °F (2005)
Min Temperature 53 °F 34 °F 12 °F (2002)
Degree Days  
Heating Degree Days 4 20  
Month to date heating degree days 8 82  
Since 1 July heating degree days 4940 6238  
Cooling Degree Days 0 0  
Month to date cooling degree days 4 0  
Year to date cooling degree days 19 0  
Growing Degree Days 10 (Base 50)    
Moisture  
Dew Point 38 °F    
Average Humidity 43    
Maximum Humidity 66    
Minimum Humidity 20    
Precipitation  
Precipitation 0.00 in 0.08 in 2.02 in (1981)
Month to date precipitation 0.30  
Sea Level Pressure  
Sea Level Pressure 29.92 in    
Wind  
Wind Speed 11 mph (ENE)    
Max Wind Speed 21 mph    
Max Gust Speed 28 mph    
Visibility 10 miles    
Events      
T = Trace of Precipitation, MM = Missing Value Source: NWS Daily Summary

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Astronomy

Apr. 04, 2012 Rise Set
Actual Time 6:51 AM CDT 7:43 PM CDT
Civil Twilight 6:22 AM CDT 8:12 PM CDT
Nautical Twilight 5:49 AM CDT 8:46 PM CDT
Astronomical Twilight 5:14 AM CDT 9:21 PM CDT
Moon 5:37 PM CDT (4/4) 5:15 AM CDT (4/4)
Length of Visible Light 13h 49m
Length of Day
12h 52m
Waxing Gibbous, 94% of the Moon is Illuminated
Apr 4
Waxing Gibbous
Apr 6
Full
Apr 13
Last Quarter
Apr 21
New
Apr 29
First Quarter

Hourly Weather History & Observations

Time (CDT) Temp. Dew Point Humidity Pressure Visibility Wind Dir Wind Speed Gust Speed Precip Events Conditions
12:53 AM 55.9 °F 42.1 °F 60% 29.94 in 10.0 mi NE 12.7 mph 18.4 mph N/A   Overcast
1:53 AM 55.9 °F 42.1 °F 60% 29.95 in 10.0 mi ENE 8.1 mph 16.1 mph N/A   Overcast
2:53 AM 55.9 °F 41.0 °F 57% 29.93 in 10.0 mi NE 11.5 mph - N/A   Overcast
4:53 AM 55.0 °F 42.1 °F 62% 29.94 in 10.0 mi ENE 6.9 mph - N/A   Overcast
5:53 AM 54.0 °F 42.1 °F 64% 29.95 in 10.0 mi ENE 10.4 mph - N/A   Overcast
6:53 AM 54.0 °F 42.1 °F 64% 29.96 in 10.0 mi ENE 10.4 mph - N/A   Overcast
7:53 AM 53.1 °F 42.1 °F 66% 29.97 in 10.0 mi ENE 9.2 mph - N/A   Overcast
8:53 AM 54.0 °F 42.1 °F 64% 29.98 in 10.0 mi NE 11.5 mph - N/A   Overcast
9:53 AM 55.9 °F 41.0 °F 57% 29.98 in 10.0 mi ENE 13.8 mph - N/A   Overcast
10:53 AM 57.9 °F 39.0 °F 49% 29.98 in 10.0 mi ENE 16.1 mph 25.3 mph N/A   Mostly Cloudy
11:53 AM 59.0 °F 39.9 °F 49% 29.96 in 10.0 mi East 13.8 mph - N/A   Overcast
12:53 PM 62.1 °F 37.9 °F 41% 29.94 in 10.0 mi East 13.8 mph 25.3 mph N/A   Partly Cloudy
1:53 PM 64.9 °F 39.0 °F 39% 29.90 in 10.0 mi East 13.8 mph 20.7 mph N/A   Clear
2:53 PM 66.0 °F 35.1 °F 32% 29.85 in 10.0 mi ENE 15.0 mph 21.9 mph N/A   Clear
5:53 PM 64.9 °F 28.0 °F 25% 29.84 in 10.0 mi East 12.7 mph - N/A   Clear
6:53 PM 63.0 °F 30.9 °F 30% 29.84 in 10.0 mi East 9.2 mph - N/A   Clear
7:53 PM 61.0 °F 32.0 °F 34% 29.85 in 10.0 mi ENE 9.2 mph - N/A   Clear
8:53 PM 57.9 °F 33.1 °F 39% 29.86 in 10.0 mi ENE 11.5 mph - N/A   Clear
9:53 PM 57.0 °F 33.1 °F 40% 29.87 in 10.0 mi ENE 12.7 mph 19.6 mph N/A   Clear
10:53 PM 55.9 °F 34.0 °F 44% 29.89 in 10.0 mi ENE 8.1 mph - N/A   Clear
11:53 PM 55.0 °F 33.1 °F 43% 29.90 in 10.0 mi East 9.2 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy