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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
531 PM CDT MON SEP 19 2016

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR SEPTEMBER 19 2016...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         90    207 PM  96    1948  75     15       71
  MINIMUM         65    248 AM  33    1991  54     11       50
                                      1889
  AVERAGE         78                        64     14       61

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             1.67 1983   0.10  -0.10     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    3.82                      2.02   1.80     4.31
  SINCE SEP 1      3.82                      2.02   1.80     4.31
  SINCE JAN 1     29.15                     28.74   0.41    33.48

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 SEP 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                         4     -4        4
  MONTH TO DATE    0                        35    -35       16
  SINCE SEP 1      0                        35    -35       16
  SINCE JUL 1      0                        41    -41       18

 COOLING
  TODAY           13                         3     10        0
  MONTH TO DATE  144                        91     53      188
  SINCE SEP 1    144                        91     53      188
  SINCE JAN 1   1341                      1030    311     1140
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    21   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (360)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    24   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (300)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.2


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  THUNDERSTORM


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           700 AM
 LOWEST     59          1200 PM
 AVERAGE    76

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   74        92      1931
                                             1908
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   53        33      1991
                                             1896


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
SEPTEMBER 19 2016.....SUNRISE   659 AM CDT   SUNSET   716 PM CDT
SEPTEMBER 20 2016.....SUNRISE   701 AM CDT   SUNSET   714 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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