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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
527 PM CDT FRI JUL 24 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JULY 24 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         88    359 PM 107    1901  86      2       81
  MINIMUM         70    538 AM  52    1906  67      3       64
                                      1891
  AVERAGE         79                        76      3       73

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             2.14 1939   0.13  -0.13      T
  MONTH TO DATE    2.16                      3.54  -1.38     2.26
  SINCE JUN 1     10.56                      8.48   2.08     9.75
  SINCE JAN 1     19.91                     21.66  -1.75    20.90

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        2
  SINCE JUN 1      3                        17    -14        2
  SINCE JUL 1      0                         0      0        2

 COOLING
  TODAY           14                        11      3        8
  MONTH TO DATE  253                       271    -18      200
  SINCE JUN 1    510                       492     18      456
  SINCE JAN 1    590                       568     22      587
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    40   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (50)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    55   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (30)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    11.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  THUNDERSTORM


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    84           300 AM
 LOWEST     55           300 PM
 AVERAGE    70

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   86       110      1936
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   67        54      1905


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JULY 24 2015..........SUNRISE   601 AM CDT   SUNSET   840 PM CDT
JULY 25 2015..........SUNRISE   602 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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