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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
526 PM CST TUE JAN 9 2018


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 9 2018...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2018


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         44    404 PM  57    2002  31     13       33
  MINIMUM         32    802 AM -24    1886  14     18       14
  AVERAGE         38                        22     16       24

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.52 1901   0.03  -0.03     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.29  -0.29     0.01
  SINCE DEC 1      0.42                      1.71  -1.29     1.42
  SINCE JAN 1      T                         0.29  -0.29     0.01

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           7.3  1957   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.2                       2.3   -2.1      0.1
  SINCE DEC 1      6.9                      11.3   -4.4      3.9
  SINCE JUL 1      6.9                      14.2   -7.3      3.9
  SNOW DEPTH       T

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           27                        43    -16       41
  MONTH TO DATE  468                       380     88      418
  SINCE DEC 1   1645                      1589     56     1578
  SINCE JUL 1   2700                      2847   -147     2261

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    21   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (150)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    24   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (150)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    11.0


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  FOG
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    89           300 AM
 LOWEST     53           300 PM
 AVERAGE    71

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   31        65      1928
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   14       -22      1982


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JANUARY  9 2018.......SUNRISE   741 AM CST   SUNSET   503 PM CST
JANUARY 10 2018.......SUNRISE   740 AM CST   SUNSET   504 PM CST


-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.




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