Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
138 AM CDT THU AUG 25 2016


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 24 2016...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         85    206 PM 104    1936  83      2       76
  MINIMUM         68    640 AM  40    1891  64      4       53
  AVERAGE         77                        73      4       65

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.70          2.13 1882   0.14   0.56     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    4.54                      3.26   1.28     3.92
  SINCE JUN 1     12.99                     12.67   0.32    19.49
  SINCE JAN 1     24.23                     25.85  -1.62    28.84

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 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
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        2
  SINCE JUN 1      0                        18    -18        5
  SINCE JUL 1      0                         1     -1        2

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY       12                         9      3        0
  MONTH TO DATE  281                       240     41      230
  SINCE JUN 1   1033                       810    223      840
  SINCE JAN 1   1126                       886    240      920
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    22   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SW (230)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    29   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SW (210)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.1


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           500 AM
 LOWEST     65          1100 AM
 AVERAGE    79

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   83       106      1936
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   64        44      1934


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
AUGUST 25 2016........SUNRISE   634 AM CDT   SUNSET   758 PM CDT
AUGUST 26 2016........SUNRISE   635 AM CDT   SUNSET   757 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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