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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
531 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 1 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         49    359 PM  92    1887  68    -19       71
  MINIMUM         45    524 AM  27    1909  47     -2       47
  AVERAGE         47                        58    -11       59

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.08          1.18 1892   0.15  -0.07     0.03
  MONTH TO DATE    0.08                      0.15  -0.07     0.03
  SINCE MAR 1      5.43                      6.31  -0.88     3.03
  SINCE JAN 1      7.20                      8.59  -1.39     5.05

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           T    1940   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
  TODAY           18                         8     10        6
  MONTH TO DATE   18                         8     10        6
  SINCE MAR 1    913                      1216   -303      976
  SINCE JUL 1   4896                      6047  -1151     5814

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         1     -1        0
  SINCE MAR 1     19                        15      4        7
  SINCE JAN 1     19                        15      4        7
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    16   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (50)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    22   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (50)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.1


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           100 PM
 LOWEST     86          1200 AM
 AVERAGE    90

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   68        90      1952
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   48        30      1967
                                             1908


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  1 2016...........SUNRISE   611 AM CDT   SUNSET   813 PM CDT
MAY  2 2016...........SUNRISE   610 AM CDT   SUNSET   814 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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