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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
526 PM CST THU NOV 16 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR NOVEMBER 16 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         41    255 PM  76    2001  48     -7       69
  MINIMUM         21    749 AM   0    1959  30     -9       37
  AVERAGE         31                        39     -8       53

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.65 1952   0.07  -0.07     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.04                      1.29  -1.25     0.09
  SINCE SEP 1      7.33                      6.98   0.35     6.50
  SINCE JAN 1     29.57                     33.70  -4.13    31.83

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           2.6  1886   0.0    0.0      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
  TODAY           34                        26      8       12
  MONTH TO DATE  429                       352     77      173
  SINCE SEP 1    749                       830    -81      379
  SINCE JUL 1    749                       836    -87      379

 COOLING
  TODAY            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    13   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     E (100)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    17   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     E (100)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.1


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    92           500 AM
 LOWEST     55           300 PM
 AVERAGE    74

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   47        76      2016
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   30        -2      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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