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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
529 PM CDT WED OCT 11 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 11 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         61    359 PM  86    1962  65     -4       78
                                      1960
  MINIMUM         44    442 AM  21    1987  45     -1       57
  AVERAGE         53                        55     -2       68

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.63 1890   0.08  -0.08     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    2.28                      0.94   1.34     0.74
  SINCE SEP 1      5.07                      3.99   1.08     6.24
  SINCE JAN 1     27.31                     30.71  -3.40    31.57

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           T    2009   0.0    0.0      0.0
                                      2006
                                      1946
  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           12                        11      1        0
  MONTH TO DATE   48                        99    -51       33
  SINCE SEP 1     70                       193   -123       54
  SINCE JUL 1     70                       199   -129       54

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         1     -1        3
  MONTH TO DATE   19                        11      8       11
  SINCE SEP 1    225                       124    101      228
  SINCE JAN 1   1305                      1063    242     1425
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    13   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (360)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    14   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (360)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     5.0


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    92           500 AM
 LOWEST     60           200 PM
 AVERAGE    76

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   65        91      1899
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   44        24      1909


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
OCTOBER 11 2017.......SUNRISE   722 AM CDT   SUNSET   639 PM CDT
OCTOBER 12 2017.......SUNRISE   724 AM CDT   SUNSET   638 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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