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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
525 PM CDT SUN AUG 13 2017

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 13 2017...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2017


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  99    1965  84     -4       86
  MINIMUM         63    634 AM  48    1964  66     -3       66
  AVERAGE         72                        75     -3       76

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             3.24 1940   0.14  -0.14     0.08
  MONTH TO DATE    0.60                      1.75  -1.15     3.10
  SINCE JUN 1      4.37                     11.16  -6.79    11.55
  SINCE JAN 1     19.34                     24.34  -5.00    22.79

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 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
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JUN 1      2                        18    -16        0
  SINCE JUL 1      0                         1     -1        0

 COOLING
  TODAY            7                        10     -3       11
  MONTH TO DATE   90                       137    -47      168
  SINCE JUN 1    858                       707    151      920
  SINCE JAN 1    938                       783    155     1013
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    15   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (140)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    20   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (140)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.3


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    78           500 AM
 LOWEST     42           400 PM
 AVERAGE    60

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   84       104      1988
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   65        51      1994
                                             1885


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
AUGUST 13 2017........SUNRISE   622 AM CDT   SUNSET   816 PM CDT
AUGUST 14 2017........SUNRISE   623 AM CDT   SUNSET   815 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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