Weather History for Ames, IA

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Month of May, 2013

  Max Avg Min Sum
Temperature  
Max Temperature 94 °F 69 °F 34 °F
Mean Temperature 75 °F 59 °F 33 °F
Min Temperature 63 °F 49 °F 32 °F
Degree Days  
Heating Degree Days (base 65) 32 8 0 233
Cooling Degree Days (base 65) 10 2 0 52
Growing Degree Days (base 50) 25 10 0 318
Dew Point  
Dew Point 70 °F 50 °F 19 °F
Precipitation  
Precipitation 2.15 in 0.38 in 0.00 in 11.64 in
Snowdepth - - - -
Wind  
Wind 40 mph 11 mph 0 mph
Gust Wind 55 mph 25 mph 16 mph
Sea Level Pressure  
Sea Level Pressure 30.47 in 29.94 in 29.53 in

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Astronomy

May. 06, 2013 Rise Set
Actual Time 6:03 AM CDT 8:19 PM CDT
Civil Twilight 5:32 AM CDT 8:50 PM CDT
Nautical Twilight 4:54 AM CDT 9:28 PM CDT
Astronomical Twilight 4:12 AM CDT 10:10 PM CDT
Moon 4:09 AM CDT (5/6) 5:17 PM CDT (5/6)
Length of Visible Light 15h 17m
Length of Day
14h 15m
Waning Crescent, 11% of the Moon is Illuminated
May 6
Waning Crescent
May 9
New
May 17
First Quarter
May 24
Full
May 31
Last Quarter

Weather History Calendar

Precipitation Actual month total 11.64 Normal Month Total: 4.59
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
 
Rain
Actual:
55 | 37 0.09
Average:
66 | 44 0.14
Snow
Actual:
37 | 32 1.50
Average:
67 | 44 0.15
Snow
Actual:
34 | 32 0.33
Average:
67 | 45 0.15
Rain
Actual:
48 | 34 0.74
Average:
67 | 45 0.14
Rain
Actual:
61 | 42 0.00
Average:
68 | 45 0.13
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
73 | 44 0.00
Average:
68 | 46 0.14
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
76 | 45 0.00
Average:
69 | 46 0.13
Thunderstorm
Actual:
73 | 48 0.62
Average:
69 | 46 0.15
Thunderstorm
Actual:
69 | 51 1.69
Average:
69 | 47 0.15
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
66 | 47 0.00
Average:
70 | 47 0.15
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
56 | 42 0.00
Average:
70 | 48 0.15
Clear
Actual:
61 | 35 0.00
Average:
70 | 48 0.16
Clear
Actual:
74 | 35 0.00
Average:
71 | 48 0.15
Clear
Actual:
94 | 55 0.00
Average:
71 | 49 0.16
Clear
Actual:
81 | 59 0.00
Average:
71 | 49 0.16
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
81 | 52 0.00
Average:
72 | 49 0.16
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
80 | 58 0.00
Average:
72 | 50 0.16
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
83 | 56 0.00
Average:
73 | 50 0.16
Thunderstorm
Actual:
86 | 60 2.15
Average:
73 | 50 0.16
Thunderstorm
Actual:
74 | 59 0.46
Average:
73 | 51 0.17
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
69 | 55 0.00
Average:
74 | 51 0.15
Rain
Actual:
62 | 53 0.01
Average:
74 | 51 0.15
Rain
Actual:
69 | 51 0.01
Average:
74 | 52 0.15
Thunderstorm
Actual:
69 | 42 0.01
Average:
75 | 52 0.16
Thunderstorm
Actual:
59 | 50 1.70
Average:
75 | 52 0.14
Thunderstorm
Actual:
58 | 50 0.52
Average:
76 | 53 0.14
Thunderstorm
Actual:
74 | 56 0.71
Average:
76 | 53 0.13
Thunderstorm
Actual:
79 | 60 0.25
Average:
76 | 53 0.12
Thunderstorm
Actual:
75 | 62 0.80
Average:
77 | 54 0.14
Rain
Actual:
72 | 63 0.05
Average:
77 | 54 0.15
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
77 | 60 0.00
Average:
77 | 54 0.14
 

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

2013 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 55 46 37 48 39 34 92 78 63 30.34 30.19 29.90 10 10 8 33 22 43 0.09 Rain
2 37 35 32 36 34 32 100 96 92 30.47 30.41 30.32 10 3 0 32 19 44 1.50 Fog , Rain , Snow
3 34 33 32 34 31 30 100 95 89 30.36 30.17 29.99 10 4 0 25 18 31 0.33 Fog , Snow
4 48 41 34 46 40 32 100 96 92 30.10 30.02 29.94 10 4 2 23 12 28 0.74 Rain
5 61 52 42 54 47 41 100 89 78 30.13 30.09 30.06 10 8 4 16 11 21 0.00 Rain
6 73 59 44 55 49 43 100 71 41 30.12 30.06 30.01 10 9 5 14 6 17 0.00  
7 76 61 45 55 49 44 100 67 33 30.07 30.02 29.97 10 8 2 10 2 14 0.00  
8 73 61 48 59 54 48 100 75 49 30.00 29.97 29.93 10 8 2 18 5 22 0.62 Rain , Thunderstorm
9 69 60 51 61 56 50 100 83 66 29.96 29.90 29.84 10 7 1 24 9 30 1.69 Rain , Thunderstorm
10 66 57 47 52 48 45 93 73 52 30.04 30.00 29.94 10 10 10 22 11 31 0.00  
11 56 49 42 46 31 19 86 56 26 30.21 30.12 29.95 10 10 10 36 20 46 0.00  
12 61 48 35 36 27 23 76 50 23 30.27 30.20 30.12 10 10 10 18 8 25 0.00  
13 74 55 35 50 42 34 92 64 35 30.14 30.02 29.82 10 10 10 24 9 30 0.00  
14 94 75 55 62 56 47 80 55 30 29.80 29.69 29.56 10 10 10 30 13 38 0.00  
15 81 70 59 50 45 41 60 44 28 29.91 29.84 29.73 10 10 10 23 9 29 0.00  
16 81 67 52 63 57 48 89 67 45 29.90 29.85 29.79 10 10 9 20 6 25 0.00  
17 80 69 58 65 61 58 97 76 54 29.93 29.88 29.83 10 9 5 16 7 22 0.00  
18 83 70 56 64 61 57 100 77 54 29.95 29.88 29.76 10 9 2 20 8 24 0.00  
19 86 73 60 68 62 57 93 67 40 29.79 29.66 29.54 10 6 0 38 13 53 2.15 Fog , Rain , Thunderstorm
20 74 67 59 64 60 57 100 82 64 29.66 29.60 29.53 10 9 2 27 15 38 0.46 Rain , Thunderstorm
21 69 62 55 59 54 51 90 74 58 29.67 29.63 29.54 10 10 10 21 11 26 0.00  
22 62 58 53 55 54 51 93 84 75 29.89 29.73 29.65 10 9 4 21 12 25 0.01 Rain
23 69 60 51 52 48 42 96 71 45 30.28 30.12 29.90 10 10 3 18 10 24 0.01 Rain
24 69 56 42 50 47 41 92 69 45 30.36 30.28 30.18 10 10 10 20 9 26 0.01 Rain , Thunderstorm
25 59 55 50 54 50 46 100 81 62 30.27 30.18 30.14 10 6 2 24 14 33 1.70 Rain , Thunderstorm
26 58 54 50 56 52 48 100 93 86 30.18 30.07 29.90 10 7 1 28 12 36 0.52 Rain , Thunderstorm
27 74 65 56 65 59 55 100 82 64 30.01 29.83 29.61 10 6 0 40 8 55 0.71 Fog , Rain , Thunderstorm
28 79 70 60 66 64 61 100 80 60 29.75 29.69 29.61 10 8 1 15 6 20 0.25 Rain , Thunderstorm
29 75 69 62 70 65 59 97 88 78 29.78 29.73 29.65 10 7 0 17 8 23 0.80 Fog , Rain , Thunderstorm
30 72 68 63 66 62 60 93 83 73 29.68 29.62 29.55 10 10 6 23 13 30 0.05 Rain
31 77 69 60 64 61 55 93 75 56 29.67 29.64 29.61 10 10 4 23 13 32 0.00