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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
130 AM CDT SUN MAY 14 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 13 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         81    354 PM  92    1956  72      9       71
                                      1915
  MINIMUM         54    445 AM  32    1997  51      3       44
  AVERAGE         68                        61      7       58

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          2.51 1970   0.16  -0.16     0.15
  MONTH TO DATE    1.82                      2.02  -0.20     0.91
  SINCE MAR 1      9.45                      8.18   1.27     6.26
  SINCE JAN 1     11.96                     10.46   1.50     8.03

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           0.1  1918   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        0                         5     -5        7
  MONTH TO DATE   63                        86    -23       68
  SINCE MAR 1   1078                      1294   -216      963
  SINCE JUL 1   4778                      6125  -1347     4946

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        3                         2      1        0
  MONTH TO DATE   13                        14     -1        9
  SINCE MAR 1     28                        28      0       28
  SINCE JAN 1     28                        28      0       28
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    18   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (200)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    27   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (250)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.0


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.1


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    66           200 AM
 LOWEST     28           300 PM
 AVERAGE    47

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   72        94      2013
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   52        34      1888


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 14 2017...........SUNRISE   556 AM CDT   SUNSET   826 PM CDT
MAY 15 2017...........SUNRISE   555 AM CDT   SUNSET   827 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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