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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
547 PM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 26 2015...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2015


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         71    218 PM  93    1985  75     -4       80
                                      1967
  MINIMUM         62    751 AM  39    1961  56      6       65
  AVERAGE         67                        65      2       73

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            1.22          2.08 1903   0.15   1.07     0.21
  MONTH TO DATE    4.09                      3.99   0.10     3.39
  SINCE MAR 1      7.09                     10.15  -3.06     8.80
  SINCE JAN 1      9.11                     12.43  -3.32    11.14

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0          MM      MM   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0       T
  SINCE MAR 1      T                         7.0   -7.0      6.4
  SINCE JUL 1     29.1                      35.3   -6.2     48.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            0                         3     -3        0
  MONTH TO DATE   95                       136    -41      137
  SINCE MAR 1   1065                      1344   -279     1480
  SINCE JUL 1   5903                      6175   -272     6787

 COOLING
  TODAY            2                         3     -1        8
  MONTH TO DATE   59                        45     14       65
  SINCE MAR 1     66                        59      7       77
  SINCE JAN 1     66                        59      7       77
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    22   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SW (210)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    27   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (200)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           800 AM
 LOWEST     73           200 PM
 AVERAGE    83

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   76        91      2012
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   56        36      1907


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 26 2015...........SUNRISE   547 AM CDT   SUNSET   837 PM CDT
MAY 27 2015...........SUNRISE   546 AM CDT   SUNSET   838 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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