Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
133 AM CDT WED MAY 18 2016

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 17 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         68   1257 PM  90    1880  73     -5       78
  MINIMUM         43    506 AM  36    1915  53    -10       63
  AVERAGE         56                        63     -7       71

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.06          1.96 1889   0.15  -0.09     0.37
  MONTH TO DATE    0.97                      2.63  -1.66     1.80
  SINCE MAR 1      6.32                      8.79  -2.47     4.80
  SINCE JAN 1      8.09                     11.07  -2.98     6.82

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      0.3                       7.0   -6.7       T
  SINCE JUL 1     30.3                      35.3   -5.0     29.1
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        9                         4      5        0
  MONTH TO DATE  113                       105      8       44
  SINCE MAR 1   1008                      1313   -305     1014
  SINCE JUL 1   4991                      6144  -1153     5852

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         2     -2        6
  MONTH TO DATE    9                        22    -13       47
  SINCE MAR 1     28                        36     -8       54
  SINCE JAN 1     28                        36     -8       54
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    14   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (50)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    17   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (50)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     3.1


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG
  FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           600 AM
 LOWEST     42           100 PM
 AVERAGE    68

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   73        92      1934
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   53        35      1916


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 18 2016...........SUNRISE   552 AM CDT   SUNSET   831 PM CDT
MAY 19 2016...........SUNRISE   551 AM CDT   SUNSET   832 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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