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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
527 PM CDT SUN AUG 2 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 2 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         93    356 PM 100    1964  85      8       87
                                      1930
  MINIMUM         73    712 AM  51    1907  67      6       61
  AVERAGE         83                        76      7       74

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             1.90 1928   0.14  -0.14     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.28  -0.28     0.00
  SINCE JUN 1     15.57                      9.69   5.88     9.86
  SINCE JAN 1     24.92                     22.87   2.05    21.01

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    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JUN 1      3                        18    -15        2
  SINCE JUL 1      0                         1     -1        2

 COOLING
  TODAY           18                        11      7        9
  MONTH TO DATE   31                        22      9       18
  SINCE JUN 1    641                       592     49      527
  SINCE JAN 1    721                       668     53      658
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    24   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (260)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    28   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (250)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    13.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  THUNDERSTORM


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    74          1200 AM
 LOWEST     49           100 PM
 AVERAGE    62

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   85       105      1930
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   66        50      1927


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
AUGUST  2 2015........SUNRISE   610 AM CDT   SUNSET   831 PM CDT
AUGUST  3 2015........SUNRISE   611 AM CDT   SUNSET   830 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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