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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
133 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 23 2015...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         76    310 PM  92    1939  75      1       81
                                      1885
  MINIMUM         57    554 AM  32    1963  55      2       56
  AVERAGE         67                        64      3       69

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.01          1.58 1914   0.15  -0.14     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    1.95                      3.55  -1.60     2.73
  SINCE MAR 1      4.95                      9.71  -4.76     8.14
  SINCE JAN 1      6.97                     11.99  -5.02    10.48

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           T    2001   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
  YESTERDAY        0                         3     -3        0
  MONTH TO DATE   95                       127    -32      137
  SINCE MAR 1   1065                      1335   -270     1480
  SINCE JUL 1   5903                      6166   -263     6787

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        2                         3     -1        4
  MONTH TO DATE   49                        36     13       44
  SINCE MAR 1     56                        50      6       56
  SINCE JAN 1     56                        50      6       56
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    21   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (150)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    26   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (180)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT RAIN
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    72           200 AM
 LOWEST     41           200 PM
 AVERAGE    57

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   75        97      1939
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   55        36      1924


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 24 2015...........SUNRISE   548 AM CDT   SUNSET   835 PM CDT
MAY 25 2015...........SUNRISE   547 AM CDT   SUNSET   836 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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