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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
529 PM CST MON JAN 22 2018


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 22 2018...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2018


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         47   1140 AM  59    2002  31     16       39
  MINIMUM         38    459 PM -23    1883  14     24       29
  AVERAGE         43                        22     21       34

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.35          0.56 1982   0.03   0.32      T
  MONTH TO DATE    1.00                      0.69   0.31     1.52
  SINCE DEC 1      1.42                      2.11  -0.69     2.93
  SINCE JAN 1      1.00                      0.69   0.31     1.52

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           3.8  1973   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    3.2                       5.9   -2.7      0.1
  SINCE DEC 1      9.9                      14.9   -5.0      3.9
  SINCE JUL 1      9.9                      17.8   -7.9      3.9
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           22                        42    -20       31
  MONTH TO DATE 1009                       938     71      851
  SINCE DEC 1   2186                      2147     39     2011
  SINCE JUL 1   3241                      3405   -164     2694

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    20   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (190)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    24   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SW (210)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    13.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG
  FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           700 AM
 LOWEST     82           100 PM
 AVERAGE    91

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   31        59      1909
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   14       -22      1963


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JANUARY 22 2018.......SUNRISE   735 AM CST   SUNSET   518 PM CST
JANUARY 23 2018.......SUNRISE   734 AM CST   SUNSET   519 PM CST


-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.




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