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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
134 AM CDT SUN AUG 21 2016


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 20 2016...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         75    412 PM 100    1983  84     -9       80
                                      1947
  MINIMUM         62   1159 PM  40    1950  65     -3       53
  AVERAGE         69                        74     -5       67

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.37          2.10 2014   0.13   0.24     0.00
                                      1891
  MONTH TO DATE    3.84                      2.73   1.11     3.41
  SINCE JUN 1     12.29                     12.14   0.15    18.98
  SINCE JAN 1     23.53                     25.32  -1.79    28.33

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        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
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        2
  SINCE JUN 1      0                        18    -18        5
  SINCE JUL 1      0                         1     -1        2

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        4                         9     -5        2
  MONTH TO DATE  250                       204     46      212
  SINCE JUN 1   1002                       774    228      822
  SINCE JAN 1   1095                       850    245      902
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    23   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (320)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    30   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    10.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93          1200 AM
 LOWEST     53           500 PM
 AVERAGE    73

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   84       102      1936
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   64        47      1950


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
AUGUST 21 2016........SUNRISE   630 AM CDT   SUNSET   804 PM CDT
AUGUST 22 2016........SUNRISE   631 AM CDT   SUNSET   803 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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