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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
527 PM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 25 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         80    359 PM  98    1967  75      5       81
  MINIMUM         65    553 AM  34    1925  55     10       63
  AVERAGE         73                        65      8       72

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.37          2.40 1960   0.15   0.22     0.21
  MONTH TO DATE    1.46                      3.84  -2.38     2.87
  SINCE MAR 1      6.81                     10.00  -3.19     5.87
  SINCE JAN 1      8.58                     12.28  -3.70     7.89

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 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
  TODAY            0                         3     -3        0
  MONTH TO DATE  128                       133     -5       95
  SINCE MAR 1   1023                      1341   -318     1065
  SINCE JUL 1   5006                      6172  -1166     5903

 COOLING
  TODAY            8                         3      5        7
  MONTH TO DATE   32                        42    -10       57
  SINCE MAR 1     51                        56     -5       64
  SINCE JAN 1     51                        56     -5       64
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    20   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (200)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    24   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (180)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    87           300 AM
 LOWEST     54           400 PM
 AVERAGE    71

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   75        93      1985
                                             1967
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   56        39      1961


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 25 2016...........SUNRISE   547 AM CDT   SUNSET   837 PM CDT
MAY 26 2016...........SUNRISE   546 AM CDT   SUNSET   838 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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