Climatological Report (Daily)
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1237 AM CST WED JAN 18 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 17 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2017


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         37    304 PM  59    1989  31      6        6
  MINIMUM         32   1159 PM -19    1930  14     18       -6
  AVERAGE         35                        22     13        0

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             0.45 1996   0.03  -0.03      T
  MONTH TO DATE    1.27                      0.54   0.73     0.48
  SINCE DEC 1      2.68                      1.96   0.72     5.92
  SINCE JAN 1      1.27                      0.54   0.73     0.48

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           6.0  1936   0.3   -0.3       T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.1                       4.5   -4.4      0.7
  SINCE DEC 1      3.9                      13.5   -9.6      8.5
  SINCE JUL 1      3.9                      16.4  -12.5     15.4
  SNOW DEPTH       T

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       30                        43    -13       65
  MONTH TO DATE  714                       724    -10      730
  SINCE DEC 1   1874                      1933    -59     1615
  SINCE JUL 1   2557                      3191   -634     2496

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    17   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (300)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    21   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (310)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    10.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG
  FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100          1200 AM
 LOWEST     92           100 PM
 AVERAGE    96

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   31        63      1880
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   14       -21      1887


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JANUARY 18 2017.......SUNRISE   737 AM CST   SUNSET   514 PM CST
JANUARY 19 2017.......SUNRISE   737 AM CST   SUNSET   515 PM CST


-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.




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