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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
528 PM CDT MON OCT 9 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 9 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         70    213 PM  87    1938  66      4       71
  MINIMUM         53    705 AM  23    1895  45      8       44
  AVERAGE         62                        56      6       58

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.38 1985   0.08  -0.08     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    2.11                      0.78   1.33     0.17
  SINCE SEP 1      4.90                      3.83   1.07     5.67
  SINCE JAN 1     27.14                     30.55  -3.41    31.00

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           T    1987   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE SEP 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            3                        10     -7        7
  MONTH TO DATE   15                        78    -63       30
  SINCE SEP 1     37                       172   -135       51
  SINCE JUL 1     37                       178   -141       51

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE   19                         9     10        8
  SINCE SEP 1    225                       122    103      225
  SINCE JAN 1   1305                      1061    244     1422
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    23   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (40)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    28   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (30)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    12.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.1


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    80          1200 AM
 LOWEST     31           300 PM
 AVERAGE    56

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   66        88      1962
                                             1928
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   45        26      1964


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
OCTOBER  9 2017.......SUNRISE   720 AM CDT   SUNSET   643 PM CDT
OCTOBER 10 2017.......SUNRISE   721 AM CDT   SUNSET   641 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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