Weather History for Ames, IA

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Tuesday, May 1, 2012

  Actual Average Record
Temperature  
Mean Temperature 63 °F 55 °F  
Max Temperature 76 °F 66 °F 84 °F (2001)
Min Temperature 50 °F 44 °F 34 °F (1997)
Degree Days  
Heating Degree Days 2 10  
Month to date heating degree days 2 10  
Since 1 July heating degree days 5288 6632  
Cooling Degree Days 0 0  
Month to date cooling degree days 0 0  
Year to date cooling degree days 25 3  
Growing Degree Days 13 (Base 50)    
Moisture  
Dew Point 57 °F    
Average Humidity 80    
Maximum Humidity 100    
Minimum Humidity 60    
Precipitation  
Precipitation 0.01 in 0.14 in 0.31 in (2002)
Month to date precipitation 0.14  
Sea Level Pressure  
Sea Level Pressure 29.76 in    
Wind  
Wind Speed 12 mph (SE)    
Max Wind Speed 23 mph    
Max Gust Speed 30 mph    
Visibility 8 miles    
Events      
T = Trace of Precipitation, MM = Missing Value Source: NWS Daily Summary

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Astronomy

May. 01, 2012 Rise Set
Actual Time 6:09 AM CDT 8:13 PM CDT
Civil Twilight 5:39 AM CDT 8:44 PM CDT
Nautical Twilight 5:02 AM CDT 9:21 PM CDT
Astronomical Twilight 4:21 AM CDT 10:02 PM CDT
Moon 3:13 PM CDT (5/1) 3:12 AM CDT (5/1)
Length of Visible Light 15h 05m
Length of Day
14h 04m
Waxing Gibbous, 74% of the Moon is Illuminated
May 1
Waxing Gibbous
May 5
Full
May 12
Last Quarter
May 20
New
May 28
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 51.1 °F 50.0 °F 96% 29.88 in 7.0 mi SE 6.9 mph - N/A   Partly Cloudy
1:53 AM 51.1 °F 50.0 °F 96% 29.88 in 8.0 mi SSE 8.1 mph - N/A   Clear
2:53 AM 51.1 °F 50.0 °F 96% 29.87 in 9.0 mi SSE 8.1 mph - N/A   Clear
3:53 AM 51.1 °F 50.0 °F 96% 29.85 in 7.0 mi ESE 6.9 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
4:53 AM 51.1 °F 50.0 °F 96% 29.84 in 7.0 mi SE 4.6 mph - N/A   Scattered Clouds
5:44 AM 51.8 °F 51.8 °F 100% 29.85 in 7.0 mi SE 5.8 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
5:53 AM 52.0 °F 51.1 °F 97% 29.84 in 7.0 mi SE 4.6 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
6:53 AM 52.0 °F 51.1 °F 97% 29.82 in 4.0 mi SE 6.9 mph - N/A   Overcast
8:53 AM 55.9 °F 55.0 °F 97% 29.80 in 4.0 mi SSE 10.4 mph - N/A   Overcast
9:53 AM 57.0 °F 55.0 °F 93% 29.81 in 4.0 mi SSE 11.5 mph - N/A   Overcast
10:53 AM 61.0 °F 57.0 °F 87% 29.79 in 6.0 mi SSE 11.5 mph - N/A   Overcast
11:30 AM 64.4 °F 59.0 °F 83% 29.79 in 10.0 mi SSE 12.7 mph 21.9 mph N/A   Mostly Cloudy
11:53 AM 66.0 °F 60.1 °F 81% 29.77 in 10.0 mi SSE 10.4 mph 20.7 mph N/A   Scattered Clouds
12:53 PM 71.1 °F 61.0 °F 70% 29.76 in 10.0 mi SSE 17.3 mph 21.9 mph 0.01 in   Scattered Clouds
1:53 PM 73.9 °F 61.0 °F 64% 29.73 in 10.0 mi SSE 15.0 mph 23.0 mph N/A   Partly Cloudy
3:53 PM 75.9 °F 62.1 °F 62% 29.68 in 10.0 mi SSE 17.3 mph 24.2 mph N/A   Clear
4:53 PM 75.0 °F 62.1 °F 64% 29.67 in 10.0 mi SSE 20.7 mph 26.5 mph N/A   Clear
5:53 PM 73.9 °F 62.1 °F 66% 29.65 in 10.0 mi SE 20.7 mph 27.6 mph N/A   Clear
6:53 PM 72.0 °F 62.1 °F 71% 29.66 in 10.0 mi SSE 19.6 mph 26.5 mph N/A   Mostly Cloudy
7:53 PM 71.1 °F 63.0 °F 75% 29.65 in 10.0 mi SE 15.0 mph 23.0 mph N/A   Overcast
8:53 PM 68.0 °F 62.1 °F 81% 29.65 in 10.0 mi SE 15.0 mph 21.9 mph N/A   Scattered Clouds
9:53 PM 68.0 °F 63.0 °F 84% 29.64 in 10.0 mi SE 15.0 mph 23.0 mph N/A   Mostly Cloudy
10:53 PM 66.9 °F 63.0 °F 87% 29.64 in 10.0 mi SSE 12.7 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
11:53 PM 66.9 °F 63.0 °F 87% 29.61 in 10.0 mi SE 13.8 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy