Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
131 AM CDT THU MAY 28 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 27 2015...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         82    512 PM  91    2012  76      6       82
  MINIMUM         57    510 AM  36    1907  56      1       64
  AVERAGE         70                        66      4       73

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          3.48 1915   0.14  -0.14      T
  MONTH TO DATE    4.12                      4.13  -0.01     3.39
  SINCE MAR 1      7.12                     10.29  -3.17     8.80
  SINCE JAN 1      9.14                     12.57  -3.43    11.14

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0          MM      MM   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0       T
  SINCE MAR 1      T                         7.0   -7.0      6.4
  SINCE JUL 1     29.1                      35.3   -6.2     48.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        0                         2     -2        0
  MONTH TO DATE   95                       138    -43      137
  SINCE MAR 1   1065                      1346   -281     1480
  SINCE JUL 1   5903                      6177   -274     6787

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        5                         3      2        8
  MONTH TO DATE   64                        48     16       73
  SINCE MAR 1     71                        62      9       85
  SINCE JAN 1     71                        62      9       85
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    13   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SW (220)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    17   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SW (220)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.2


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    90           100 AM
 LOWEST     37           300 PM
 AVERAGE    64

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   76        92      1895
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   56        32      1947


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 28 2015...........SUNRISE   545 AM CDT   SUNSET   839 PM CDT
MAY 29 2015...........SUNRISE   545 AM CDT   SUNSET   840 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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