Weather History for Ames, IA

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Month of August, 2012

  Max Avg Min Sum
Temperature  
Max Temperature 96 °F 84 °F 67 °F
Mean Temperature 82 °F 71 °F 59 °F
Min Temperature 70 °F 57 °F 44 °F
Degree Days  
Heating Degree Days (base 65) 6 1 0 18
Cooling Degree Days (base 65) 17 6 0 192
Growing Degree Days (base 50) 30 20 8 634
Dew Point  
Dew Point 77 °F 59 °F 42 °F
Precipitation  
Precipitation 1.56 in 0.10 in 0.00 in 2.99 in
Snowdepth - - - -
Wind  
Wind 37 mph 5 mph 0 mph
Gust Wind 48 mph 23 mph 16 mph
Sea Level Pressure  
Sea Level Pressure 30.22 in 29.97 in 29.73 in

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Astronomy

Aug. 29, 2012 Rise Set
Actual Time 6:37 AM CDT 7:52 PM CDT
Civil Twilight 6:08 AM CDT 8:20 PM CDT
Nautical Twilight 5:33 AM CDT 8:55 PM CDT
Astronomical Twilight 4:57 AM CDT 9:31 PM CDT
Moon 6:33 PM CDT 4:32 AM CDT
Length of Visible Light 14h 12m
Length of Day
13h 14m
Waxing Gibbous, 96% of the Moon is Illuminated
Aug 29
Waxing Gibbous
Aug 31
Full
Sep 8
Last Quarter
Sep 15
New
Sep 22
First Quarter

Weather History Calendar

Precipitation Actual month total 2.99 Average Month Total: 4.42
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
 
Fog
Actual:
94 | 62 0.00
Average:
81 | 59 0.08
Clear
Actual:
93 | 70 0.00
Average:
80 | 59 0.08
Clear
Actual:
94 | 67 0.00
Average:
80 | 59 0.08
Thunderstorm
Actual:
81 | 63 1.56
Average:
80 | 58 0.08
Clear
Actual:
78 | 54 0.00
Average:
79 | 58 0.08
Clear
Actual:
87 | 51 0.00
Average:
79 | 57 0.08
Thunderstorm
Actual:
91 | 60 0.01
Average:
79 | 57 0.09
Thunderstorm
Actual:
84 | 64 0.67
Average:
78 | 57 0.09
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
82 | 60 0.00
Average:
78 | 56 0.09
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
77 | 55 0.00
Average:
78 | 56 0.09
Clear
Actual:
79 | 50 0.00
Average:
78 | 56 0.09
Rain
Actual:
67 | 61 0.14
Average:
78 | 56 0.10
Rain
Actual:
79 | 57 0.02
Average:
78 | 56 0.10
Clear
Actual:
83 | 54 0.00
Average:
78 | 56 0.10
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
86 | 56 0.00
Average:
78 | 57 0.09
Thunderstorm
Actual:
76 | 51 0.15
Average:
78 | 57 0.09
Clear
Actual:
76 | 46 0.00
Average:
78 | 57 0.09
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
73 | 44 0.00
Average:
79 | 57 0.09
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
76 | 48 0.00
Average:
79 | 58 0.09
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
80 | 46 0.00
Average:
79 | 58 0.09
Clear
Actual:
82 | 46 0.00
Average:
79 | 58 0.08
Clear
Actual:
93 | 51 0.00
Average:
79 | 58 0.08
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
92 | 55 0.00
Average:
80 | 58 0.08
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
87 | 63 0.00
Average:
80 | 58 0.08
Rain
Actual:
73 | 63 0.43
Average:
80 | 58 0.07
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
86 | 65 0.00
Average:
80 | 57 0.07
Clear
Actual:
90 | 56 0.01
Average:
80 | 57 0.07
Clear
Actual:
91 | 59 0.00
Average:
80 | 57 0.07
Clear
Actual:
94 | 59 0.00
Average:
80 | 56 0.07
Clear
Actual:
96 | 62 0.00
Average:
80 | 57 0.13
Clear
Actual:
92 | 58 0.00
Average:
80 | 56 0.13
 

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
Aug high avg low high avg low high avg low high avg low high avg low high avg high sum  
1 94 78 62 69 64 61 100 70 39 29.97 29.92 29.80 10 7 0 9 3 - 0.00 Fog
2 93 82 70 70 67 64 90 67 44 29.83 29.80 29.77 10 10 10 10 4 15 0.00  
3 94 81 67 69 67 65 93 66 39 29.87 29.81 29.73 10 10 7 12 5 18 0.00  
4 81 72 63 70 65 59 90 72 54 29.99 29.88 29.79 10 8 0 37 8 48 1.56 Fog , Rain , Thunderstorm
5 78 66 54 59 55 51 93 67 40 30.22 30.15 30.01 10 10 10 17 7 23 0.00  
6 87 69 51 65 58 50 100 72 43 30.18 30.08 29.97 10 10 9 13 5 18 0.00  
7 91 76 60 73 65 59 97 70 43 29.98 29.96 29.93 10 10 10 20 2 26 0.01 Rain , Thunderstorm
8 84 74 64 77 67 61 100 84 67 30.04 29.95 29.83 10 9 2 33 6 47 0.67 Rain , Thunderstorm
9 82 71 60 66 62 55 100 73 45 30.02 29.95 29.90 10 8 2 25 12 31 0.00  
10 77 66 55 58 56 53 93 73 53 30.13 30.08 30.01 10 9 2 14 7 24 0.00  
11 79 65 50 58 53 48 96 66 36 30.10 30.05 29.99 10 10 10 9 2 13 0.00  
12 67 64 61 61 59 57 90 84 78 30.00 29.95 29.88 10 10 5 13 6 17 0.14 Rain
13 79 68 57 61 59 54 100 72 43 30.06 30.01 29.96 10 9 2 18 8 22 0.02 Rain
14 83 69 54 60 57 54 93 67 40 30.01 29.95 29.88 10 10 10 12 4 16 0.00  
15 86 71 56 64 60 56 100 73 45 29.91 29.83 29.73 10 10 9 12 9 14 0.00  
16 76 64 51 66 57 48 96 69 41 30.09 29.92 29.74 10 10 8 31 11 40 0.15 Rain , Thunderstorm
17 76 61 46 50 46 42 93 62 31 30.13 30.08 30.03 10 10 10 16 5 18 0.00  
18 73 59 44 56 50 43 100 71 41 30.06 30.03 30.01 10 10 10 16 4 18 0.00  
19 76 62 48 56 53 48 93 68 43 30.05 30.02 29.96 10 10 10 17 7 26 0.00  
20 80 63 46 56 52 46 100 68 35 30.04 30.00 29.95 10 10 7 10 1 17 0.00  
21 82 64 46 53 49 45 100 65 30 30.08 30.04 30.01 10 10 8 12 3 17 0.00  
22 93 72 51 61 54 48 89 56 22 30.02 29.97 29.91 10 10 10 20 5 25 0.00  
23 92 74 55 58 55 51 93 60 26 29.99 29.93 29.87 10 10 10 24 8 31 0.00  
24 87 75 63 65 58 50 87 62 37 29.95 29.90 29.87 10 10 7 21 7 32 0.00  
25 73 68 63 70 65 58 100 84 68 29.97 29.93 29.88 10 5 2 8 2 20 0.43 Rain
26 86 76 65 69 66 64 100 78 55 30.04 29.96 29.91 10 5 2 9 3 21 0.00  
27 90 73 56 66 60 54 100 65 29 30.15 30.10 30.04 10 8 2 7 1 10 0.01  
28 91 75 59 67 62 58 97 67 37 30.14 30.06 29.96 10 9 3 14 4 18 0.00  
29 94 77 59 64 61 56 100 64 28 30.00 29.93 29.85 10 10 7 22 9 29 0.00  
30 96 79 62 63 59 56 87 57 26 29.94 29.90 29.85 10 10 10 23 10 29 0.00  
31 92 75 58 69 63 57 93 66 38 30.01 29.98 29.94 10 9 5 10 2 13 0.00