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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
136 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 4 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         68    446 PM  91    1918  69     -1       71
  MINIMUM         50    554 AM  26    1907  48      2       61
  AVERAGE         59                        58      1       66

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          2.50 2003   0.16  -0.16     0.08
  MONTH TO DATE    0.08                      0.62  -0.54     0.13
  SINCE MAR 1      5.43                      6.78  -1.35     3.13
  SINCE JAN 1      7.20                      9.06  -1.86     5.15

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           0.1  1917   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        6                         7     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE   43                        31     12        9
  SINCE MAR 1    938                      1239   -301      979
  SINCE JUL 1   4921                      6070  -1149     5817

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        1
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         4     -4        9
  SINCE MAR 1     19                        18      1       16
  SINCE JAN 1     19                        18      1       16
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    24   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (320)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    30   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (350)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    12.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.2


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    56           600 AM
 LOWEST     24           300 PM
 AVERAGE    40

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   69        92      1909
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   49        30      1944


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  5 2016...........SUNRISE   606 AM CDT   SUNSET   817 PM CDT
MAY  6 2016...........SUNRISE   605 AM CDT   SUNSET   818 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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