Weather History for Ames, IA

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Wednesday, May 16, 2012

  Actual Average Record
Temperature  
Mean Temperature 62 °F 60 °F  
Max Temperature 76 °F 72 °F 86 °F (2001)
Min Temperature 47 °F 49 °F 32 °F (1997)
Degree Days  
Heating Degree Days 3 6  
Month to date heating degree days 42 127  
Since 1 July heating degree days 5328 6749  
Cooling Degree Days 0 1  
Month to date cooling degree days 47 11  
Year to date cooling degree days 72 14  
Growing Degree Days 10 (Base 50)    
Moisture  
Dew Point 38 °F    
Average Humidity 44    
Maximum Humidity 65    
Minimum Humidity 23    
Precipitation  
Precipitation 0.00 in 0.16 in 0.99 in (1990)
Month to date precipitation 2.37  
Sea Level Pressure  
Sea Level Pressure 30.07 in    
Wind  
Wind Speed 5 mph (NNE)    
Max Wind Speed 14 mph    
Max Gust Speed 20 mph    
Visibility 10 miles    
Events      
T = Trace of Precipitation, MM = Missing Value Source: NWS Daily Summary

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Astronomy

May. 16, 2012 Rise Set
Actual Time 5:52 AM CDT 8:29 PM CDT
Civil Twilight 5:20 AM CDT 9:01 PM CDT
Nautical Twilight 4:40 AM CDT 9:42 PM CDT
Astronomical Twilight 3:55 AM CDT 10:27 PM CDT
Moon 3:26 AM CDT (5/16) 4:42 PM CDT (5/16)
Length of Visible Light 15h 41m
Length of Day
14h 37m
Waning Crescent, 16% of the Moon is Illuminated
May 16
Waning Crescent
May 20
New
May 28
First Quarter
Jun 4
Full
Jun 11
Last 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 60.1 °F 33.1 °F 36% 30.04 in 10.0 mi NNW 12.7 mph - N/A   Clear
1:53 AM 57.0 °F 34.0 °F 42% 30.04 in 10.0 mi North 10.4 mph - N/A   Clear
2:53 AM 55.0 °F 35.1 °F 47% 30.05 in 10.0 mi NNW 9.2 mph - N/A   Clear
3:53 AM 52.0 °F 36.0 °F 54% 30.06 in 10.0 mi NNW 8.1 mph - N/A   Clear
4:53 AM 48.0 °F 36.0 °F 63% 30.09 in 10.0 mi NW 5.8 mph - N/A   Clear
5:53 AM 46.9 °F 35.1 °F 63% 30.11 in 10.0 mi NW 3.5 mph - N/A   Clear
6:53 AM 50.0 °F 37.9 °F 63% 30.13 in 10.0 mi NNW 3.5 mph - N/A   Clear
7:53 AM 55.9 °F 37.9 °F 51% 30.14 in 10.0 mi NNE 9.2 mph - N/A   Clear
8:53 AM 62.1 °F 41.0 °F 46% 30.14 in 10.0 mi NE 8.1 mph - N/A   Clear
9:53 AM 64.9 °F 39.9 °F 40% 30.14 in 10.0 mi Variable 3.5 mph - N/A   Clear
10:53 AM 68.0 °F 39.0 °F 35% 30.13 in 10.0 mi East 8.1 mph - N/A   Clear
11:53 AM 69.1 °F 37.0 °F 31% 30.14 in 10.0 mi ENE 5.8 mph - N/A   Clear
12:53 PM 71.1 °F 37.9 °F 30% 30.11 in 10.0 mi Calm Calm - N/A   Clear
1:53 PM 73.0 °F 39.9 °F 30% 30.10 in 10.0 mi NE 9.2 mph - N/A   Clear
2:53 PM 75.0 °F 37.0 °F 25% 30.08 in 10.0 mi Calm Calm - N/A   Clear
3:53 PM 75.9 °F 36.0 °F 23% 30.06 in 10.0 mi North 3.5 mph - N/A   Clear
4:53 PM 75.9 °F 35.1 °F 23% 30.04 in 10.0 mi Calm Calm - N/A   Clear
5:53 PM 75.9 °F 36.0 °F 23% 30.03 in 10.0 mi Calm Calm - N/A   Clear
6:53 PM 75.0 °F 36.0 °F 24% 30.02 in 10.0 mi Calm Calm - N/A   Clear
7:53 PM 71.1 °F 41.0 °F 34% 30.01 in 10.0 mi SSE 3.5 mph - N/A   Clear
8:53 PM 64.0 °F 41.0 °F 43% 30.02 in 10.0 mi South 4.6 mph - N/A   Clear
9:53 PM 60.1 °F 44.1 °F 55% 30.03 in 10.0 mi South 5.8 mph - N/A   Clear
10:53 PM 57.0 °F 44.1 °F 62% 30.04 in 10.0 mi SSE 3.5 mph - N/A   Clear
11:53 PM 55.9 °F 43.0 °F 62% 30.03 in 10.0 mi SE 4.6 mph - N/A   Clear