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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
530 PM CDT SUN AUG 30 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 30 2015...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2015


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         79    341 PM 104    2013  82     -3       84
  MINIMUM         60    437 AM  42    1893  62     -2       66
  AVERAGE         70                        72     -2       75

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             1.78 1983   0.12  -0.12      T
  MONTH TO DATE    4.25                      4.01   0.24     9.51
  SINCE JUN 1     19.82                     13.42   6.40    19.37
  SINCE JAN 1     29.17                     26.60   2.57    30.52

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0          MM      MM   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE JUN 1      0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE JUL 1      0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    2                         0      2        0
  SINCE JUN 1      5                        18    -13        2
  SINCE JUL 1      2                         1      1        2

 COOLING
  TODAY            5                         7     -2       10
  MONTH TO DATE  249                       287    -38      316
  SINCE JUN 1    859                       857      2      825
  SINCE JAN 1    939                       933      6      956
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED     9   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SW (220)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    11   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (190)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     3.1


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    97           500 AM
 LOWEST     67           300 PM
 AVERAGE    82

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   82        99      1913
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   62        45      1967
                                             1915


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
AUGUST 30 2015........SUNRISE   638 AM CDT   SUNSET   751 PM CDT
AUGUST 31 2015........SUNRISE   639 AM CDT   SUNSET   750 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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