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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
529 PM CDT SAT AUG 19 2017

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 19 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         87    339 PM 101    1983  84      3       90
  MINIMUM         65    602 AM  49    1950  65      0       68
  AVERAGE         76                        74      2       79

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.03 1979   0.14  -0.14     0.33
  MONTH TO DATE    0.90                      2.60  -1.70     3.47
  SINCE JUN 1      4.67                     12.01  -7.34    11.92
  SINCE JAN 1     19.64                     25.19  -5.55    23.16

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           11                         9      2       14
  MONTH TO DATE  153                       195    -42      246
  SINCE JUN 1    921                       765    156      998
  SINCE JAN 1   1001                       841    160     1091
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    22   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (20)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    27   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (30)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     4.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  THUNDERSTORM


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           500 AM
 LOWEST     44           400 PM
 AVERAGE    69

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   84       100      1983
                                             1947
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   65        40      1950


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
AUGUST 19 2017........SUNRISE   628 AM CDT   SUNSET   808 PM CDT
AUGUST 20 2017........SUNRISE   629 AM CDT   SUNSET   806 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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