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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
529 PM CDT FRI AUG 28 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 28 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         79    252 PM 100    1984  82     -3       81
  MINIMUM         64    906 AM  41    1986  63      1       67
  AVERAGE         72                        72      0       74

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.30          3.38 2014   0.12   0.18     3.38
  MONTH TO DATE    4.25                      3.77   0.48     9.02
  SINCE JUN 1     19.82                     13.18   6.64    18.88
  SINCE JAN 1     29.17                     26.36   2.81    30.03

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    2                         0      2        0
  SINCE JUN 1      5                        18    -13        2
  SINCE JUL 1      2                         1      1        2

 COOLING
  TODAY            7                         8     -1        9
  MONTH TO DATE  240                       272    -32      294
  SINCE JUN 1    850                       842      8      803
  SINCE JAN 1    930                       918     12      934
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    22   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (180)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    29   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (190)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    12.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    87           500 AM
 LOWEST     71           300 PM
 AVERAGE    79

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   82        99      1984
                                             1983
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   62        43      1946


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
AUGUST 28 2015........SUNRISE   636 AM CDT   SUNSET   755 PM CDT
AUGUST 29 2015........SUNRISE   637 AM CDT   SUNSET   753 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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