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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
154 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 20 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         43    257 PM  64    1895  31     12       24
  MINIMUM         36    459 AM -20    1985  14     22        8
                                      1883
  AVERAGE         40                        22     18       16

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.06          0.97 1904   0.03   0.03      T
  MONTH TO DATE    1.37                      0.63   0.74     0.58
  SINCE DEC 1      2.78                      2.05   0.73     6.02
  SINCE JAN 1      1.37                      0.63   0.74     0.58

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           4.8  1953   0.3   -0.3       T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.1                       5.3   -5.2      2.7
  SINCE DEC 1      3.9                      14.3  -10.4     10.5
  SINCE JUL 1      3.9                      17.2  -13.3     17.4
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       25                        43    -18       49
  MONTH TO DATE  794                       853    -59      890
  SINCE DEC 1   1954                      2062   -108     1775
  SINCE JUL 1   2637                      3320   -683     2656

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    12   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     E (70)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    17   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     E (110)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     5.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG
  FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           500 AM
 LOWEST     89           100 PM
 AVERAGE    95

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   31        58      1992
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   14       -26      1883


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JANUARY 21 2017.......SUNRISE   735 AM CST   SUNSET   517 PM CST
JANUARY 22 2017.......SUNRISE   735 AM CST   SUNSET   518 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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