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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
531 PM CDT TUE MAY 24 2016

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 24 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         84    359 PM  97    1939  75      9       72
  MINIMUM         63    520 AM  36    1924  55      8       60
  AVERAGE         74                        65      9       66

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.12          2.62 1922   0.14  -0.02     0.71
  MONTH TO DATE    1.09                      3.69  -2.60     2.66
  SINCE MAR 1      6.44                      9.85  -3.41     5.66
  SINCE JAN 1      8.21                     12.13  -3.92     7.68

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      0.3                       7.0   -6.7       T
  SINCE JUL 1     30.3                      35.3   -5.0     29.1
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            0                         3     -3        0
  MONTH TO DATE  128                       130     -2       95
  SINCE MAR 1   1023                      1338   -315     1065
  SINCE JUL 1   5006                      6169  -1163     5903

 COOLING
  TODAY            9                         3      6        1
  MONTH TO DATE   24                        39    -15       50
  SINCE MAR 1     43                        53    -10       57
  SINCE JAN 1     43                        53    -10       57
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    15   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SW (220)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    20   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (200)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     4.1


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           400 AM
 LOWEST     47           300 PM
 AVERAGE    70

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   75        98      1967
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   55        34      1925


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 24 2016...........SUNRISE   547 AM CDT   SUNSET   836 PM CDT
MAY 25 2016...........SUNRISE   547 AM CDT   SUNSET   837 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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