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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
527 PM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 26 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         82    201 PM  93    1985  75      7       71
                                      1967
  MINIMUM         62    607 AM  39    1961  56      6       62
  AVERAGE         72                        65      7       67

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.47          2.08 1903   0.15   0.32     1.25
  MONTH TO DATE    1.93                      3.99  -2.06     4.12
  SINCE MAR 1      7.28                     10.15  -2.87     7.12
  SINCE JAN 1      9.05                     12.43  -3.38     9.14

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 MAR 1      0.3                       7.0   -6.7       T
  SINCE JUL 1     30.3                      35.3   -5.0     29.1
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            0                         3     -3        0
  MONTH TO DATE  128                       136     -8       95
  SINCE MAR 1   1023                      1344   -321     1065
  SINCE JUL 1   5006                      6175  -1169     5903

 COOLING
  TODAY            7                         3      4        2
  MONTH TO DATE   39                        45     -6       59
  SINCE MAR 1     58                        59     -1       66
  SINCE JAN 1     58                        59     -1       66
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    28   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (310)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    32   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (310)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.1


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    84           500 AM
 LOWEST     54           200 PM
 AVERAGE    69

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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 2016...........SUNRISE   546 AM CDT   SUNSET   838 PM CDT
MAY 27 2016...........SUNRISE   545 AM CDT   SUNSET   839 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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