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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
528 PM CDT TUE AUG 16 2016


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 16 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    240 PM 108    1983  84      3       89
  MINIMUM         67    450 AM  52    1992  65      2       69
                                      1879
  AVERAGE         77                        75      2       79

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          2.04 1980   0.15  -0.15     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    3.10                      2.18   0.92     0.84
  SINCE JUN 1     11.55                     11.59  -0.04    16.41
  SINCE JAN 1     22.79                     24.77  -1.98    25.76

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                        18    -18        3
  SINCE JUL 1      0                         1     -1        0

 COOLING
  TODAY           12                        10      2       14
  MONTH TO DATE  202                       167     35      199
  SINCE JUN 1    954                       737    217      809
  SINCE JAN 1   1047                       813    234      889
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    14   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (190)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    16   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (200)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.1


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    97           300 AM
 LOWEST     55           300 PM
 AVERAGE    76

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   84       104      1988
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   65        47      1897


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
AUGUST 16 2016........SUNRISE   625 AM CDT   SUNSET   812 PM CDT
AUGUST 17 2016........SUNRISE   626 AM CDT   SUNSET   810 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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