Weather History for Ames, IA

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Sunday, January 5, 2014

  Actual Average Record
Temperature  
Mean Temperature -3 °F 20 °F  
Max Temperature 6 °F 28 °F 63 °F (2012)
Min Temperature -12 °F 11 °F -24 °F (1999)
Degree Days  
Heating Degree Days 68 45  
Month to date heating degree days 295 225  
Since 1 July heating degree days 3158 2979  
Cooling Degree Days 0 0  
Month to date cooling degree days 0 0  
Year to date cooling degree days 0 0  
Moisture  
Dew Point -14 °F    
Average Humidity 61    
Maximum Humidity 76    
Minimum Humidity 45    
Precipitation  
Precipitation 0.00 in 0.02 in 0.73 in (1991)
Month to date precipitation T 0.07  
Sea Level Pressure  
Sea Level Pressure 30.38 in    
Wind  
Wind Speed 22 mph (NNW)    
Max Wind Speed 32 mph    
Max Gust Speed 43 mph    
Visibility 10 miles    
Events      
T = Trace of Precipitation, MM = Missing Value Source: NWS Daily Summary

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Jan. 05, 2014 Rise Set
Actual Time 7:42 AM CST 4:57 PM CST
Civil Twilight 7:11 AM CST 5:28 PM CST
Nautical Twilight 6:36 AM CST 6:03 PM CST
Astronomical Twilight 6:02 AM CST 6:37 PM CST
Moon 10:19 AM CST (1/5) 10:31 PM CST (1/5)
Length of Visible Light 10h 17m
Length of Day
9h 14m
Waxing Crescent, 25% of the Moon is Illuminated
Jan 5
Waxing Crescent
Jan 7
First Quarter
Jan 15
Full
Jan 23
Last Quarter
Jan 30
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Hourly Weather History & Observations

Time (CST) Temp. Windchill Dew Point Humidity Pressure Visibility Wind Dir Wind Speed Gust Speed Precip Events Conditions
12:53 AM 5.0 °F -14.7 °F -2.0 °F 73% 30.25 in 10.0 mi North 18.4 mph - N/A   Clear
1:53 AM 3.9 °F -17.1 °F -4.0 °F 70% 30.25 in 10.0 mi North 20.7 mph 32.2 mph N/A   Partly Cloudy
2:53 AM 3.9 °F -17.1 °F -4.0 °F 70% 30.25 in 10.0 mi North 20.7 mph - N/A   Scattered Clouds
3:53 AM 3.0 °F -18.3 °F -5.1 °F 69% 30.26 in 10.0 mi North 20.7 mph 29.9 mph N/A   Clear
4:53 AM 1.9 °F -19.8 °F -6.0 °F 69% 30.27 in 10.0 mi North 20.7 mph - N/A   Overcast
5:53 AM 1.0 °F -20.9 °F -7.1 °F 69% 30.29 in 10.0 mi North 20.7 mph 33.4 mph N/A   Overcast
6:53 AM -0.0 °F -24.3 °F -8.0 °F 69% 30.31 in 10.0 mi North 25.3 mph 34.5 mph N/A   Overcast
7:53 AM -0.9 °F -23.5 °F -9.9 °F 66% 30.33 in 10.0 mi North 20.7 mph 39.1 mph N/A   Overcast
8:53 AM -0.9 °F -24.1 °F -11.0 °F 62% 30.37 in 10.0 mi North 21.9 mph 28.8 mph N/A   Overcast
9:53 AM -0.9 °F -23.5 °F -11.9 °F 60% 30.38 in 10.0 mi NNW 20.7 mph 25.3 mph N/A   Clear
10:53 AM -0.0 °F -22.4 °F -11.0 °F 60% 30.39 in 10.0 mi NNW 20.7 mph 27.6 mph N/A   Clear
11:53 AM 1.9 °F -21.2 °F -9.9 °F 58% 30.37 in 10.0 mi NNW 24.2 mph - N/A   Clear
12:53 PM 1.9 °F -20.2 °F -9.9 °F 58% 30.36 in 10.0 mi NNW 21.9 mph 32.2 mph N/A   Clear
1:53 PM 3.0 °F -17.3 °F -8.0 °F 60% 30.36 in 10.0 mi NNW 18.4 mph 26.5 mph N/A   Clear
2:53 PM 3.0 °F -19.3 °F -8.0 °F 60% 30.38 in 10.0 mi NNW 23.0 mph 33.4 mph N/A   Partly Cloudy
3:53 PM 3.9 °F -18.5 °F -8.0 °F 58% 30.40 in 10.0 mi NNW 24.2 mph 31.1 mph N/A   Mostly Cloudy
4:03 PM 3.0 °F -19.3 °F -8.0 °F 60% 30.34 in 10.0 mi NNW 23.0 mph 36.8 mph N/A   Overcast
4:50 PM -0.4 °F -24.7 °F -14.8 °F 51% 30.35 in 10.0 mi NW 25.3 mph 35.7 mph N/A   Scattered Clouds
4:53 PM -0.0 °F -23.8 °F -14.1 °F 52% 30.43 in 10.0 mi NW 24.2 mph 35.7 mph N/A   Scattered Clouds
5:53 PM -2.9 °F -27.6 °F -18.0 °F 49% 30.46 in 10.0 mi NW 24.2 mph 40.3 mph N/A   Clear
6:53 PM -4.0 °F -29.1 °F -18.9 °F 49% 30.46 in 10.0 mi NW 24.2 mph 32.2 mph N/A   Clear
7:53 PM -6.0 °F -30.2 °F -20.0 °F 51% 30.47 in 10.0 mi NW 20.7 mph 33.4 mph N/A   Scattered Clouds
8:53 PM -8.0 °F -34.4 °F -20.0 °F 56% 30.48 in 10.0 mi NW 24.2 mph 35.7 mph N/A   Mostly Cloudy
9:53 PM -9.0 °F -34.2 °F -22.0 °F 53% 30.48 in 10.0 mi NW 20.7 mph 35.7 mph N/A   Mostly Cloudy
10:01 PM -9.9 °F -37.0 °F -22.0 °F 55% 30.41 in 10.0 mi NW 24.2 mph 32.2 mph N/A   Scattered Clouds
10:17 PM -9.9 °F -36.0 °F -20.9 °F 59% 30.41 in 10.0 mi NW 21.9 mph 35.7 mph N/A   Mostly Cloudy
10:53 PM -11.9 °F -39.6 °F -24.0 °F 55% 30.48 in 10.0 mi NW 24.2 mph 38.0 mph N/A   Mostly Cloudy
11:02 PM -11.9 °F -38.6 °F -24.0 °F 55% 30.41 in 10.0 mi NW 21.9 mph 38.0 mph N/A   Scattered Clouds
11:10 PM -11.9 °F -40.2 °F -24.0 °F 55% 30.41 in 10.0 mi NW 25.3 mph 35.7 mph N/A   Mostly Cloudy
11:17 PM -11.9 °F -40.2 °F -24.0 °F 55% 30.40 in 10.0 mi NW 25.3 mph 33.4 mph N/A   Scattered Clouds
11:27 PM -11.9 °F -38.0 °F -23.1 °F 58% 30.40 in 10.0 mi NW 20.7 mph 31.1 mph N/A   Mostly Cloudy
11:53 PM -11.9 °F -40.2 °F -24.0 °F 55% 30.47 in 10.0 mi NW 25.3 mph 36.8 mph N/A   Mostly Cloudy