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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
528 PM CDT THU JUL 20 2017

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JULY 20 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         99    359 PM 108    1934  86     13       95
  MINIMUM         80    459 AM  53    1880  67     13       71
  AVERAGE         90                        76     14       83

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          2.41 1907   0.14  -0.14     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    1.30                      3.00  -1.70     6.96
  SINCE JUN 1      3.64                      7.94  -4.30     8.43
  SINCE JAN 1     18.61                     21.12  -2.51    19.67

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                        17    -15        0
  SINCE JUL 1      0                         0      0        0

 COOLING
  TODAY           25                        11     14       18
  MONTH TO DATE  314                       227     87      216
  SINCE JUN 1    621                       448    173      594
  SINCE JAN 1    701                       524    177      687
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    16   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (190)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    22   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SW (210)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    74          1200 AM
 LOWEST     45           200 PM
 AVERAGE    60

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   86       107      1934
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   67        51      1947


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JULY 20 2017..........SUNRISE   558 AM CDT   SUNSET   843 PM CDT
JULY 21 2017..........SUNRISE   559 AM CDT   SUNSET   842 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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