• Today

    Sep 1

    79°Lo 58°

    Clouds and sun; not as warm

    Very Good for fishing
    • Precip
      52%
    • Cloud
      Cover
      44%
    • Wind
      Speed
      9 mph
    more
  • Tue

    Sep 2

    80°Lo 59°

    Nice with clouds and sun

    Very Good for fishing
    • Precip
      5%
    • Cloud
      Cover
      46%
    • Wind
      Speed
      5 mph
    more
  • Wed

    Sep 3

    85°Lo 72°

    Periods of sun with a t-storm

    Excellent for fishing
    • Precip
      56%
    • Cloud
      Cover
      57%
    • Wind
      Speed
      10 mph
  • Thu

    Sep 4

    85°Lo 60°

    Partly sunny and humid

    Very Good for fishing
    • Precip
      25%
    • Cloud
      Cover
      39%
    • Wind
      Speed
      8 mph
    more
  • Fri

    Sep 5

    70°Lo 53°

    A t-storm in spots; cooler

    Poor for fishing
    • Precip
      40%
    • Cloud
      Cover
      42%
    • Wind
      Speed
      9 mph
    more
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Hi 85° RealFeel® 92° Precipitation 56%

Day

N

E

S

W

  • S 10 mph
  • Gusts: 18 mph

Periods of clouds and sunshine with a shower or thunderstorm; more humid

  • Max UV Index: 5 (Moderate)
  • Thunderstorms: 60%
  • Precipitation: 0.16 in
  • Rain: 0.16 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 1.5 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 1.5 hrs
Lo 72° RealFeel® 73° Precipitation 70%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • S 9 mph
  • Gusts: 14 mph

Partly cloudy, very warm and humid with a shower or thunderstorm

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 60%
  • Precipitation: 0.8 in
  • Rain: 0.8 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 3 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 3 hrs

Temperature History - Sep 3

more Historical Weather Data >
  Today Normal Record 9/3/2013
High 85° 81° N/A 80°
Low 72° 58° N/A 44°

Solunar Information for Ames, IA

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:42 AM with 13:03 of sunlight, then sets at 7:45 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 3:30 PM with 10:02 of moolight, then sets at 1:32 AM

Tue, Sep 2
First
Tue, Sep 9
Full
Tue, Sep 16
Last
Wed, Sep 24
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