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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
529 PM CDT MON AUG 14 2017

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 14 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         87    359 PM 104    1988  84      3       86
  MINIMUM         63    420 AM  51    1994  65     -2       67
                                      1885
  AVERAGE         75                        75      0       77

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             3.51 1908   0.14  -0.14     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.60                      1.89  -1.29     3.10
  SINCE JUN 1      4.37                     11.30  -6.93    11.55
  SINCE JAN 1     19.34                     24.48  -5.14    22.79

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      2                        18    -16        0
  SINCE JUL 1      0                         1     -1        0

 COOLING
  TODAY           10                        10      0       12
  MONTH TO DATE  100                       147    -47      180
  SINCE JUN 1    868                       717    151      932
  SINCE JAN 1    948                       793    155     1025
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    16   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (140)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    20   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (150)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    87           500 AM
 LOWEST     48           400 PM
 AVERAGE    68

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   84       104      1988
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   65        49      1929


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
AUGUST 14 2017........SUNRISE   623 AM CDT   SUNSET   815 PM CDT
AUGUST 15 2017........SUNRISE   624 AM CDT   SUNSET   814 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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