Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
135 AM CDT SAT MAY 28 2016


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 27 2016...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         77    415 PM  91    2012  76      1       82
  MINIMUM         63    553 AM  36    1907  56      7       57
  AVERAGE         70                        66      4       70

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.21          3.48 1915   0.14   0.07     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    2.86                      4.13  -1.27     4.12
  SINCE MAR 1      8.21                     10.29  -2.08     7.12
  SINCE JAN 1      9.98                     12.57  -2.59     9.14

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      0.3                       7.0   -6.7       T
  SINCE JUL 1     30.3                      35.3   -5.0     29.1
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        0                         2     -2        0
  MONTH TO DATE  128                       138    -10       95
  SINCE MAR 1   1023                      1346   -323     1065
  SINCE JUL 1   5006                      6177  -1171     5903

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        5                         3      2        5
  MONTH TO DATE   44                        48     -4       64
  SINCE MAR 1     63                        62      1       71
  SINCE JAN 1     63                        62      1       71
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    13   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SW (210)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    34   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SW (210)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     5.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    87           600 AM
 LOWEST     60           500 PM
 AVERAGE    74

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   76        92      1895
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   56        32      1947


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 28 2016...........SUNRISE   545 AM CDT   SUNSET   839 PM CDT
MAY 29 2016...........SUNRISE   544 AM CDT   SUNSET   840 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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