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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
530 PM CDT WED AUG 23 2017

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 23 2017...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         80    359 PM  99    1975  83     -3       83
  MINIMUM         55    614 AM  43    1891  64     -9       64
  AVERAGE         68                        74     -6       74

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          2.19 1895   0.12  -0.12      T
  MONTH TO DATE    3.40                      3.12   0.28     3.84
  SINCE JUN 1      7.17                     12.53  -5.36    12.29
  SINCE JAN 1     22.14                     25.71  -3.57    23.53

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0          MM      MM   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE JUN 1      0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE JUL 1      0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JUN 1      2                        18    -16        0
  SINCE JUL 1      0                         1     -1        0

 COOLING
  TODAY            3                         9     -6        9
  MONTH TO DATE  181                       231    -50      269
  SINCE JUN 1    949                       801    148     1021
  SINCE JAN 1   1029                       877    152     1114
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    12   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (330)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    16   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (330)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     3.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.1


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           200 AM
 LOWEST     33           200 PM
 AVERAGE    63

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   83       104      1936
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   64        40      1891


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
AUGUST 23 2017........SUNRISE   632 AM CDT   SUNSET   802 PM CDT
AUGUST 24 2017........SUNRISE   633 AM CDT   SUNSET   800 PM CDT


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

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