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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
526 PM CDT SAT AUG 27 2016


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 27 2016...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2016


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         83    338 PM  99    2013  83      0       76
                                      1955
  MINIMUM         64    627 AM  45    1986  63      1       57
  AVERAGE         74                        73      1       67

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             6.18 1975   0.13  -0.13     0.03
  MONTH TO DATE    4.60                      3.65   0.95     3.95
  SINCE JUN 1     13.05                     13.06  -0.01    19.52
  SINCE JAN 1     24.29                     26.24  -1.95    28.87

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        2
  SINCE JUN 1      0                        18    -18        5
  SINCE JUL 1      0                         1     -1        2

 COOLING
  TODAY            9                         8      1        2
  MONTH TO DATE  301                       264     37      233
  SINCE JUN 1   1053                       834    219      843
  SINCE JAN 1   1146                       910    236      923
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    14   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     E (80)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    17   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     E (70)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     4.1


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93          1200 AM
 LOWEST     69           200 PM
 AVERAGE    81

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   82       100      1984
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   63        41      1986


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
AUGUST 27 2016........SUNRISE   636 AM CDT   SUNSET   755 PM CDT
AUGUST 28 2016........SUNRISE   637 AM CDT   SUNSET   753 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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