IEM Daily Feature
Thursday, 12 May 2022

Max May Dew Points

Posted: 12 May 2022 05:30 AM

After a very humid day on Tuesday, it was hard to imagine that it would get even more humid on Wednesday as predicted by the weather forecast models and professional forecasters. Sure enough, it did and set a number of records for dew point and heat index along the way. The featured chart presents hourly maximum dew point readings for Ames during May. The 75 degree dew point yesterday is a new record during May for any hour for the site. Yesterday also set or tied records for most of the individual hours during May. Thursday will be another scorching hot day before more reasonable and seasonable weather arrives on Friday.

Good = 10
Bad = 0
Abstain = 2