Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
135 AM CDT SAT MAY 20 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 19 2017...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         54   1225 PM  93    1975  73    -19       72
  MINIMUM         50   1159 PM  35    1888  53     -3       50
  AVERAGE         52                        63    -11       61

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.55          1.14 1937   0.15   0.40     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    4.05                      2.94   1.11     0.97
  SINCE MAR 1     11.68                      9.10   2.58     6.32
  SINCE JAN 1     14.19                     11.38   2.81     8.09

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0          MM      MM   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      3.6                       7.0   -3.4      0.3
  SINCE JUL 1     14.3                      35.3  -21.0     30.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       13                         4      9        4
  MONTH TO DATE   81                       113    -32      125
  SINCE MAR 1   1096                      1321   -225     1020
  SINCE JUL 1   4796                      6152  -1356     5003

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         2     -2        0
  MONTH TO DATE   52                        26     26        9
  SINCE MAR 1     67                        40     27       28
  SINCE JAN 1     67                        40     27       28
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    21   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (60)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    29   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (60)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    12.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           300 AM
 LOWEST     86           600 PM
 AVERAGE    90

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   74        94      1925
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   54        35      1892


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 20 2017...........SUNRISE   551 AM CDT   SUNSET   832 PM CDT
MAY 21 2017...........SUNRISE   550 AM CDT   SUNSET   833 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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