Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
130 AM CDT THU MAY 25 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 24 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         66    521 PM  97    1939  75     -9       84
  MINIMUM         51    114 AM  36    1924  55     -4       63
  AVERAGE         59                        65     -6       74

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.16          2.62 1922   0.14   0.02     0.12
  MONTH TO DATE    4.60                      3.69   0.91     1.09
  SINCE MAR 1     12.23                      9.85   2.38     6.44
  SINCE JAN 1     14.74                     12.13   2.61     8.21

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0          MM      MM   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      3.6                       7.0   -3.4      0.3
  SINCE JUL 1     14.3                      35.3  -21.0     30.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        6                         3      3        0
  MONTH TO DATE  116                       130    -14      128
  SINCE MAR 1   1131                      1338   -207     1023
  SINCE JUL 1   4831                      6169  -1338     5006

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         3     -3        9
  MONTH TO DATE   52                        39     13       24
  SINCE MAR 1     67                        53     14       43
  SINCE JAN 1     67                        53     14       43
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    16   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (340)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    20   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (340)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    96           300 AM
 LOWEST     60           200 PM
 AVERAGE    78

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   75        98      1967
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   55        34      1925


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 25 2017...........SUNRISE   547 AM CDT   SUNSET   837 PM CDT
MAY 26 2017...........SUNRISE   546 AM CDT   SUNSET   838 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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