Weather Almanac for Ames, IA

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Wednesday, December 17, 2014

  Average Record
Temperature  
Mean Temperature 22 °F  
Max Temperature 31 °F 44 °F (2001)
Min Temperature 14 °F -5 °F (2008)
Degree Days  
Heating Degree Days 43  
Month to date heating degree days   682  
Since 1 July heating degree days   2136  
Cooling Degree Days 0  
Month to date cooling degree days   0  
Year to date cooling degree days   752  
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Precipitation  
Precipitation 0.03 in 0.29 in (1985)
Month to date precipitation   0.76  
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T = Trace of Precipitation, MM = Missing Value Source: NWS Daily Summary

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Dec. 17, 2014 Rise Set
Actual Time 7:36 AM CST 4:44 PM CST
Civil Twilight 7:05 AM CST 5:16 PM CST
Nautical Twilight 6:29 AM CST 5:51 PM CST
Astronomical Twilight 5:55 AM CST 6:25 PM CST
Moon 2:47 AM CST (12/17) 1:51 PM CST (12/17)
Length of Visible Light 10h 11m
Length of Day
9h 07m
Waning Crescent, 21% of the Moon is Illuminated
Dec 17
Waning Crescent
Dec 21
New
Dec 28
First Quarter
Jan 4
Full
Jan 13
Last Quarter

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