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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
530 PM CDT FRI SEP 16 2016


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR SEPTEMBER 16 2016...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         75    119 PM  97    1931  76     -1       89
  MINIMUM         62    638 AM  38    1984  55      7       66
  AVERAGE         69                        66      3       78

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.77          4.87 1914   0.10   0.67     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    3.82                      1.72   2.10     1.35
  SINCE SEP 1      3.82                      1.72   2.10     1.35
  SINCE JAN 1     29.15                     28.44   0.71    30.52

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 SEP 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                         3     -3        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                        25    -25       10
  SINCE SEP 1      0                        25    -25       10
  SINCE JUL 1      0                        31    -31       12

 COOLING
  TODAY            4                         3      1       13
  MONTH TO DATE  120                        82     38      173
  SINCE SEP 1    120                        82     38      173
  SINCE JAN 1   1317                      1021    296     1125
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    18   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (290)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    25   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (290)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           100 AM
 LOWEST     64           300 PM
 AVERAGE    82

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   76        95      1925
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   55        37      1901


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
SEPTEMBER 16 2016.....SUNRISE   656 AM CDT   SUNSET   721 PM CDT
SEPTEMBER 17 2016.....SUNRISE   657 AM CDT   SUNSET   719 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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