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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
654 PM CDT TUE AUG 15 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 15 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         78   1019 AM 104    1988  84     -6       83
  MINIMUM         66    523 AM  49    1929  65      1       67
  AVERAGE         72                        75     -3       75

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.29          3.43 1906   0.14   0.15     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.89                      2.03  -1.14     3.10
  SINCE JUN 1      4.66                     11.44  -6.78    11.55
  SINCE JAN 1     19.63                     24.62  -4.99    22.79

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                        18    -16        0
  SINCE JUL 1      0                         1     -1        0

 COOLING
  TODAY            7                        10     -3       10
  MONTH TO DATE  107                       157    -50      190
  SINCE JUN 1    875                       727    148      942
  SINCE JAN 1    955                       803    152     1035
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    20   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     E (100)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    25   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (120)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           300 AM
 LOWEST     64          1000 AM
 AVERAGE    79

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   84       108      1983
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   65        52      1992
                                             1879


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
AUGUST 15 2017........SUNRISE   624 AM CDT   SUNSET   814 PM CDT
AUGUST 16 2017........SUNRISE   625 AM CDT   SUNSET   812 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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