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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
129 AM CDT THU OCT 19 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 18 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         75    341 PM  87    1950  62     13       73
  MINIMUM         52    702 AM  22    1972  42     10       56
  AVERAGE         64                        52     12       65

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          2.01 1892   0.09  -0.09     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    3.51                      1.52   1.99     0.82
  SINCE SEP 1      6.30                      4.57   1.73     6.32
  SINCE JAN 1     28.54                     31.29  -2.75    31.65

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           T    1991   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.1   -0.1      0.0
  SINCE SEP 1      0.0                       0.1   -0.1      0.0
  SINCE JUL 1      0.0                       0.1   -0.1      0.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        1                        13    -12        0
  MONTH TO DATE   96                       183    -87       77
  SINCE SEP 1    118                       277   -159       98
  SINCE JUL 1    118                       283   -165       98

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE   19                        11      8       30
  SINCE SEP 1    225                       124    101      247
  SINCE JAN 1   1305                      1063    242     1444
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    20   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (190)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    25   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (180)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    10.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    77          1200 AM
 LOWEST     38           200 PM
 AVERAGE    58

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   62        85      2003
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   42        14      1972


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
OCTOBER 19 2017.......SUNRISE   731 AM CDT   SUNSET   627 PM CDT
OCTOBER 20 2017.......SUNRISE   733 AM CDT   SUNSET   625 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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