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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
533 PM CDT MON JUL 18 2016


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JULY 18 2016...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         87    359 PM 104    1934  86      1       90
                                      1930
  MINIMUM         70    437 AM  55    1882  67      3       76
  AVERAGE         79                        76      3       83

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.38          2.17 1989   0.14   0.24     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    3.43                      2.72   0.71     2.14
  SINCE JUN 1      4.90                      7.66  -2.76    10.54
  SINCE JAN 1     16.14                     20.84  -4.70    19.89

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      0                        17    -17        3
  SINCE JUL 1      0                         0      0        0

 COOLING
  TODAY           14                        12      2       18
  MONTH TO DATE  189                       205    -16      186
  SINCE JUN 1    567                       426    141      443
  SINCE JAN 1    660                       502    158      523
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    24   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (310)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    27   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     5.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    94           300 AM
 LOWEST     57           400 PM
 AVERAGE    76

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   86       109      1934
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   67        52      1947


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JULY 18 2016..........SUNRISE   557 AM CDT   SUNSET   845 PM CDT
JULY 19 2016..........SUNRISE   558 AM CDT   SUNSET   844 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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