Weather History for Ames, IA

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Thursday, January 31, 2013

  Actual Average Record
Temperature  
Mean Temperature 6 °F 21 °F  
Max Temperature 13 °F 30 °F 57 °F (2012)
Min Temperature -2 °F 12 °F -8 °F (2004)
Degree Days  
Heating Degree Days 59 44  
Month to date heating degree days 1333 1401  
Since 1 July heating degree days 3902 4155  
Cooling Degree Days 0 0  
Month to date cooling degree days 0 0  
Year to date cooling degree days 0 0  
Moisture  
Dew Point -2 °F    
Average Humidity 74    
Maximum Humidity 83    
Minimum Humidity 65    
Precipitation  
Precipitation T in 0.04 in 0.25 in (1997)
Month to date precipitation 0.89 0.74  
Sea Level Pressure  
Sea Level Pressure 30.08 in    
Wind  
Wind Speed 19 mph (WNW)    
Max Wind Speed 31 mph    
Max Gust Speed 40 mph    
Visibility 8 miles    
Events Snow    
T = Trace of Precipitation, MM = Missing Value Source: NWS Daily Summary

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Jan. 31, 2013 Rise Set
Actual Time 7:27 AM CST 5:28 PM CST
Civil Twilight 6:58 AM CST 5:58 PM CST
Nautical Twilight 6:24 AM CST 6:31 PM CST
Astronomical Twilight 5:52 AM CST 7:04 PM CST
Moon 10:37 PM CST (1/31) 9:22 AM CST (1/31)
Length of Visible Light 10h 59m
Length of Day
10h 00m
Waning Gibbous, 79% of the Moon is Illuminated
Jan 31
Waning Gibbous
Feb 3
Last Quarter
Feb 10
New
Feb 17
First Quarter
Feb 25
Full

Hourly Weather History & Observations

Time (CST) Temp. Windchill Dew Point Humidity Pressure Visibility Wind Dir Wind Speed Gust Speed Precip Events Conditions
12:05 AM 12.2 °F -1.8 °F 6.8 °F 79% 29.85 in 10.0 mi WNW 11.5 mph - N/A   Scattered Clouds
12:51 AM 10.4 °F -7.2 °F 6.8 °F 85% 29.86 in 9.0 mi WNW 17.3 mph 21.9 mph N/A   Mostly Cloudy
12:53 AM 10.9 °F -5.4 °F 6.1 °F 81% 29.90 in 9.0 mi WNW 15.0 mph 21.9 mph N/A   Mostly Cloudy
1:03 AM 10.4 °F -6.0 °F 5.0 °F 79% 29.86 in 10.0 mi WNW 15.0 mph 20.7 mph N/A   Scattered Clouds
1:46 AM 10.4 °F -6.0 °F 5.0 °F 79% 29.87 in 9.0 mi West 15.0 mph - N/A   Overcast
1:53 AM 10.0 °F -7.1 °F 3.9 °F 76% 29.91 in 10.0 mi WNW 16.1 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
2:04 AM 8.6 °F -8.9 °F 3.2 °F 79% 29.87 in 10.0 mi WNW 16.1 mph - N/A   Scattered Clouds
2:24 AM 8.6 °F -8.3 °F 3.2 °F 79% 29.88 in 7.0 mi WNW 15.0 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
2:39 AM 8.6 °F -7.0 °F 3.2 °F 79% 29.88 in 10.0 mi WNW 12.7 mph - N/A   Scattered Clouds
2:53 AM 8.1 °F -9.0 °F 3.0 °F 80% 29.93 in 9.0 mi WNW 15.0 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
3:05 AM 8.6 °F -7.7 °F 3.2 °F 79% 29.88 in 7.0 mi WNW 13.8 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
3:40 AM 8.6 °F -7.7 °F 1.4 °F 73% 29.89 in 10.0 mi WNW 13.8 mph 23.0 mph N/A   Scattered Clouds
3:53 AM 8.1 °F -9.0 °F 1.9 °F 76% 29.94 in 10.0 mi WNW 15.0 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
4:53 AM 6.1 °F -10.9 °F -0.0 °F 76% 29.95 in 10.0 mi WNW 13.8 mph 24.2 mph N/A   Mostly Cloudy
5:02 AM 6.8 °F -10.0 °F -0.4 °F 72% 29.91 in 10.0 mi WNW 13.8 mph - N/A   Scattered Clouds
5:35 AM 5.0 °F -13.0 °F -0.4 °F 78% 29.92 in 8.0 mi WNW 15.0 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
5:53 AM 3.9 °F -17.6 °F -2.0 °F 76% 29.98 in 10.0 mi WNW 21.9 mph 27.6 mph N/A   Mostly Cloudy
6:01 AM 3.2 °F -18.1 °F -4.0 °F 72% 29.93 in 10.0 mi WNW 20.7 mph - N/A   Scattered Clouds
6:53 AM 3.0 °F -18.3 °F -5.1 °F 69% 30.01 in 10.0 mi NW 20.7 mph 28.8 mph N/A   Overcast
7:53 AM 1.9 °F -18.7 °F -5.1 °F 72% 30.04 in 10.0 mi NW 18.4 mph 25.3 mph N/A   Overcast
8:53 AM 3.0 °F -17.3 °F -5.1 °F 69% 30.08 in 10.0 mi NW 18.4 mph 26.5 mph N/A   Overcast
9:53 AM 3.9 °F -16.1 °F -4.0 °F 70% 30.11 in 9.0 mi NW 18.4 mph 26.5 mph N/A   Mostly Cloudy
10:04 AM 3.2 °F -18.6 °F -4.0 °F 72% 30.06 in 6.0 mi NW 21.9 mph 31.1 mph N/A   Haze
10:53 AM 3.9 °F -17.1 °F -4.0 °F 70% 30.15 in 7.0 mi NW 20.7 mph 29.9 mph N/A   Overcast
11:53 AM 5.0 °F -17.1 °F -2.9 °F 70% 30.17 in 5.0 mi WNW 24.2 mph 32.2 mph N/A   Haze
12:53 PM 6.1 °F -14.8 °F -2.9 °F 67% 30.18 in 5.0 mi WNW 21.9 mph 31.1 mph N/A   Haze
1:10 PM 6.8 °F -15.5 °F -2.2 °F 67% 30.13 in 2.5 mi NW 26.5 mph 35.7 mph N/A   Haze
1:20 PM 6.8 °F -15.5 °F -4.0 °F 61% 30.13 in 3.0 mi NW 26.5 mph 39.1 mph N/A   Haze
1:46 PM 6.8 °F -15.1 °F -0.4 °F 72% 30.14 in 1.8 mi NW 25.3 mph 33.4 mph 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
1:53 PM 5.0 °F -17.1 °F -4.0 °F 66% 30.20 in 2.5 mi NW 24.2 mph 33.4 mph 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
2:02 PM 6.8 °F -16.2 °F -2.2 °F 67% 30.14 in 4.0 mi NW 28.8 mph 34.5 mph N/A   Haze
2:16 PM 5.0 °F -17.9 °F -2.2 °F 72% 30.15 in 2.5 mi NW 26.5 mph 33.4 mph N/A   Haze
2:26 PM 5.0 °F -16.2 °F -2.2 °F 72% 30.15 in 1.2 mi NW 21.9 mph 35.7 mph 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
2:33 PM 6.8 °F -15.1 °F -2.2 °F 67% 30.15 in 3.0 mi WNW 25.3 mph 34.5 mph 0.00 in   Haze
2:53 PM 5.0 °F -17.5 °F -5.1 °F 63% 30.22 in 4.0 mi NW 25.3 mph 35.7 mph 0.00 in   Haze
3:53 PM 5.0 °F -16.7 °F -5.1 °F 63% 30.25 in 5.0 mi NW 23.0 mph 35.7 mph N/A   Haze
4:53 PM 5.0 °F -17.9 °F -4.0 °F 66% 30.27 in 8.0 mi NW 26.5 mph 32.2 mph N/A   Overcast
5:53 PM 3.9 °F -15.6 °F -5.1 °F 66% 30.30 in 10.0 mi NW 17.3 mph 25.3 mph N/A   Mostly Cloudy
6:25 PM 3.2 °F -17.1 °F -5.8 °F 66% 30.25 in 10.0 mi NW 18.4 mph 27.6 mph N/A   Partly Cloudy
6:53 PM 3.0 °F -16.7 °F -6.0 °F 66% 30.33 in 10.0 mi NW 17.3 mph 24.2 mph N/A   Clear
7:53 PM 1.9 °F -17.5 °F -7.1 °F 66% 30.35 in 10.0 mi WNW 16.1 mph 26.5 mph N/A   Clear
9:53 PM -0.0 °F -22.4 °F -9.0 °F 66% 30.39 in 10.0 mi WNW 20.7 mph 26.5 mph N/A   Clear
10:53 PM -0.9 °F -20.6 °F -8.0 °F 72% 30.41 in 10.0 mi WNW 15.0 mph - N/A   Partly Cloudy
11:53 PM -2.0 °F -21.9 °F -9.9 °F 69% 30.42 in 10.0 mi WNW 15.0 mph - N/A   Clear