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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
533 PM CDT TUE MAY 19 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 19 2015...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2015


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         59    348 PM  93    1975  73    -14       76
  MINIMUM         39    519 AM  35    1888  53    -14       58
  AVERAGE         49                        63    -14       67

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.14 1937   0.15  -0.15      T
  MONTH TO DATE    1.80                      2.94  -1.14     2.67
  SINCE MAR 1      4.80                      9.10  -4.30     8.08
  SINCE JAN 1      6.82                     11.38  -4.56    10.42

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0          MM      MM   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0       T
  SINCE MAR 1      T                         7.0   -7.0      6.4
  SINCE JUL 1     29.1                      35.3   -6.2     48.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           16                         4     12        0
  MONTH TO DATE   72                       113    -41      137
  SINCE MAR 1   1042                      1321   -279     1480
  SINCE JUL 1   5880                      6152   -272     6787

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         2     -2        2
  MONTH TO DATE   47                        26     21       20
  SINCE MAR 1     54                        40     14       32
  SINCE JAN 1     54                        40     14       32
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    22   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (340)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    31   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (340)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    70           200 AM
 LOWEST     40           300 PM
 AVERAGE    55

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   74        94      1925
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   54        35      1892


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 19 2015...........SUNRISE   552 AM CDT   SUNSET   831 PM CDT
MAY 20 2015...........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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