Weather History for Ames, IA

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Month of May, 2012

  Max Avg Min Sum
Temperature  
Max Temperature 92 °F 79 °F 54 °F
Mean Temperature 81 °F 66 °F 50 °F
Min Temperature 71 °F 53 °F 42 °F
Degree Days  
Heating Degree Days (base 65) 15 3 0 78
Cooling Degree Days (base 65) 16 3 0 107
Growing Degree Days (base 50) 31 16 1 490
Dew Point  
Dew Point 73 °F 51 °F 25 °F
Precipitation  
Precipitation 0.62 in 0.07 in 0.00 in 2.02 in
Snowdepth 0.0 in 0.0 in 0.0 in -
Wind  
Wind 32 mph 10 mph 0 mph
Gust Wind 45 mph 25 mph 16 mph
Sea Level Pressure  
Sea Level Pressure 30.33 in 29.92 in 29.39 in

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Astronomy

May. 08, 2012 Rise Set
Actual Time 6:01 AM CDT 8:21 PM CDT
Civil Twilight 5:29 AM CDT 8:52 PM CDT
Nautical Twilight 4:51 AM CDT 9:31 PM CDT
Astronomical Twilight 4:08 AM CDT 10:14 PM CDT
Moon 11:33 PM CDT (5/8) 8:08 AM CDT (5/8)
Length of Visible Light 15h 22m
Length of Day
14h 20m
Waning Gibbous, 90% of the Moon is Illuminated
May 8
Waning Gibbous
May 12
Last Quarter
May 20
New
May 28
First Quarter
Jun 4
Full

Weather History Calendar

Precipitation Actual month total 2.02 Average Month Total: 4.47
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
 
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
76 | 50 0.01
Average:
65 | 43 0.13
Thunderstorm
Actual:
76 | 59 0.62
Average:
66 | 43 0.13
Rain
Actual:
83 | 64 0.01
Average:
66 | 44 0.13
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
82 | 62 0.00
Average:
66 | 44 0.13
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
84 | 66 0.00
Average:
67 | 44 0.13
Thunderstorm
Actual:
78 | 59 0.20
Average:
69 | 46 0.14
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
70 | 54 0.00
Average:
67 | 44 0.13
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
67 | 47 0.00
Average:
67 | 45 0.13
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
68 | 47 0.00
Average:
68 | 45 0.13
Clear
Actual:
75 | 43 0.00
Average:
68 | 45 0.13
Clear
Actual:
80 | 53 0.00
Average:
68 | 45 0.14
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
72 | 48 0.00
Average:
69 | 46 0.14
Clear
Actual:
76 | 42 0.00
Average:
69 | 46 0.14
Clear
Actual:
83 | 43 0.00
Average:
69 | 46 0.15
Clear
Actual:
92 | 59 0.00
Average:
69 | 46 0.15
Clear
Actual:
76 | 47 0.00
Average:
69 | 47 0.15
Clear
Actual:
80 | 50 0.00
Average:
69 | 47 0.15
Clear
Actual:
87 | 55 0.00
Average:
69 | 47 0.15
Clear
Actual:
84 | 62 0.00
Average:
69 | 47 0.16
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
74 | 48 0.00
Average:
69 | 47 0.16
Clear
Actual:
78 | 42 0.00
Average:
69 | 48 0.16
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
82 | 52 0.00
Average:
70 | 48 0.16
Clear
Actual:
88 | 59 0.00
Average:
70 | 48 0.16
Thunderstorm
Actual:
84 | 51 0.06
Average:
70 | 49 0.15
Thunderstorm
Actual:
68 | 50 0.17
Average:
71 | 49 0.15
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
90 | 59 0.09
Average:
71 | 49 0.15
Clear
Actual:
91 | 71 0.00
Average:
71 | 49 0.15
Thunderstorm
Actual:
89 | 55 0.09
Average:
71 | 50 0.15
Clear
Actual:
77 | 53 0.00
Average:
71 | 50 0.15
Rain
Actual:
71 | 47 0.17
Average:
72 | 50 0.15
Rain
Actual:
54 | 45 0.60
Average:
72 | 51 0.15
 

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

2012 Temp. (°F) Dew Point (°F) Humidity (%) Sea Level Press. (in) Visibility (mi) Wind (mph) Precip. (in) Events
May high avg low high avg low high avg low high avg low high avg low high avg high sum  
1 76 63 50 63 57 50 100 80 60 29.88 29.76 29.61 10 8 4 23 12 30 0.01  
2 76 68 59 68 63 57 97 85 73 29.78 29.73 29.59 10 9 2 31 10 40 0.62 Rain , Thunderstorm
3 83 74 64 67 64 59 90 72 54 29.83 29.79 29.72 10 10 10 18 8 23 0.01 Rain
4 82 72 62 66 64 62 100 76 51 29.89 29.84 29.77 10 8 2 16 7 22 0.00  
5 84 75 66 71 66 63 93 79 65 29.90 29.85 29.81 10 8 4 20 11 28 0.00  
6 78 69 59 65 62 57 100 82 64 29.98 29.89 29.80 10 7 2 21 9 26 0.20 Rain , Thunderstorm
7 70 62 54 59 51 41 97 69 40 30.03 29.98 29.94 10 9 4 23 13 30 0.00  
8 67 57 47 44 42 37 80 59 37 30.00 29.97 29.93 10 10 10 29 14 37 0.00  
9 68 58 47 49 44 40 93 67 40 30.07 30.01 29.95 10 10 7 17 8 29 0.00  
10 75 59 43 51 46 41 96 67 38 29.99 29.92 29.85 10 10 10 21 8 29 0.00  
11 80 67 53 55 48 35 83 59 34 30.21 30.01 29.88 10 10 10 26 13 36 0.00  
12 72 60 48 43 38 35 71 50 28 30.33 30.27 30.21 10 10 10 17 9 23 0.00  
13 76 59 42 42 35 25 76 47 17 30.30 30.22 30.13 10 10 7 12 3 16 0.00  
14 83 63 43 48 41 37 86 54 21 30.13 30.06 29.96 10 10 9 20 8 26 0.00  
15 92 76 59 50 42 31 62 40 17 30.02 29.93 29.85 10 10 10 24 14 32 0.00  
16 76 62 47 44 38 33 65 44 23 30.14 30.07 30.01 10 10 10 14 5 20 0.00  
17 80 65 50 49 46 43 77 55 32 30.05 29.96 29.87 10 10 10 26 13 33 0.00  
18 87 71 55 56 52 45 67 50 32 29.90 29.84 29.77 10 10 10 25 14 31 0.00  
19 84 73 62 60 57 55 78 59 40 29.86 29.83 29.81 10 10 10 25 14 35 0.00  
20 74 61 48 60 52 37 87 64 40 30.23 30.01 29.80 10 10 6 25 13 32 0.00  
21 78 60 42 43 39 36 77 50 23 30.28 30.20 30.09 10 10 8 14 3 20 0.00  
22 82 67 52 49 45 43 77 53 28 30.09 29.92 29.76 10 10 10 22 11 30 0.00  
23 88 74 59 58 51 46 62 48 33 29.75 29.61 29.48 10 10 10 32 17 45 0.00  
24 84 68 51 66 59 52 93 70 46 29.76 29.50 29.39 10 10 8 28 13 36 0.06 Rain , Thunderstorm
25 68 59 50 57 54 50 96 78 59 30.07 29.98 29.79 10 9 5 15 6 21 0.17 Rain , Thunderstorm
26 90 75 59 73 64 55 87 73 59 30.03 29.92 29.82 10 10 9 23 14 31 0.09  
27 91 81 71 72 64 57 93 66 38 29.81 29.74 29.65 10 10 8 29 15 37 0.00  
28 89 72 55 64 56 43 87 56 24 29.85 29.73 29.66 10 10 2 25 10 32 0.09 Rain , Thunderstorm
29 77 65 53 50 41 37 83 54 25 29.96 29.91 29.83 10 10 10 28 14 38 0.00  
30 71 59 47 51 42 38 93 62 31 30.04 29.96 29.86 10 10 4 15 6 22 0.17 Rain
31 54 50 45 54 50 45 100 92 83 30.03 29.98 29.91 10 5 2 17 9 25 0.60 Rain