Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
526 PM CDT SAT MAY 27 2017

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 27 2017...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         70    842 AM  91    2012  76     -6       77
  MINIMUM         60    545 AM  36    1907  56      4       63
  AVERAGE         65                        66     -1       70

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.19          3.48 1915   0.14   0.05     0.21
  MONTH TO DATE    4.83                      4.13   0.70     2.86
  SINCE MAR 1     12.46                     10.29   2.17     8.21
  SINCE JAN 1     14.97                     12.57   2.40     9.98

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 MAR 1      3.6                       7.0   -3.4      0.3
  SINCE JUL 1     14.3                      35.3  -21.0     30.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            0                         2     -2        0
  MONTH TO DATE  120                       138    -18      128
  SINCE MAR 1   1135                      1346   -211     1023
  SINCE JUL 1   4835                      6177  -1342     5006

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         3     -3        5
  MONTH TO DATE   59                        48     11       44
  SINCE MAR 1     74                        62     12       63
  SINCE JAN 1     74                        62     12       63
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    28   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (190)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    34   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (190)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.1


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           600 AM
 LOWEST     68           400 PM
 AVERAGE    84

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


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 27 2017...........SUNRISE   546 AM CDT   SUNSET   838 PM CDT
MAY 28 2017...........SUNRISE   545 AM CDT   SUNSET   839 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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