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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1237 AM CST THU NOV 16 2017

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR NOVEMBER 15 2017...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         53    400 AM  75    1950  48      5       68
  MINIMUM         27   1159 PM   1    1940  31     -4       33
  AVERAGE         40                        40      0       51

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             1.74 1988   0.08  -0.08     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.04                      1.22  -1.18     0.09
  SINCE SEP 1      7.33                      6.91   0.42     6.50
  SINCE JAN 1     29.57                     33.63  -4.06    31.83

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           2.0  2014   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.6   -0.6      0.0
  SINCE SEP 1      T                         1.0   -1.0      0.0
  SINCE JUL 1      T                         1.0   -1.0      0.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       25                        25      0       14
  MONTH TO DATE  395                       326     69      161
  SINCE SEP 1    715                       804    -89      367
  SINCE JUL 1    715                       810    -95      367

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        1
  SINCE SEP 1    226                       127     99      251
  SINCE JAN 1   1306                      1066    240     1448
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    26   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (310)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    35   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    15.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    96          1200 AM
 LOWEST     46           200 PM
 AVERAGE    71

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   48        76      2001
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   30         0      1959


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
NOVEMBER 16 2017......SUNRISE   705 AM CST   SUNSET   454 PM CST
NOVEMBER 17 2017......SUNRISE   706 AM CST   SUNSET   453 PM CST


-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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