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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
129 AM CDT SAT MAY 9 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 8 2015...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         70    535 PM  94    1934  70      0       81
  MINIMUM         56    804 AM  32    1954  50      6       57
  AVERAGE         63                        60      3       69

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          1.41 1950   0.15  -0.15     0.47
  MONTH TO DATE    0.18                      1.22  -1.04     0.47
  SINCE MAR 1      3.18                      7.38  -4.20     5.88
  SINCE JAN 1      5.20                      9.66  -4.46     8.22

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           T    1938   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  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
  YESTERDAY        2                         6     -4        0
  MONTH TO DATE   11                        58    -47       49
  SINCE MAR 1    981                      1266   -285     1392
  SINCE JUL 1   5819                      6097   -278     6699

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        4
  MONTH TO DATE   31                         8     23       13
  SINCE MAR 1     38                        22     16       25
  SINCE JAN 1     38                        22     16       25
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    16   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (330)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    21   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (30)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    80           500 AM
 LOWEST     55           600 PM
 AVERAGE    68

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   70        94      1895
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   50        32      1923
                                             1885


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  9 2015...........SUNRISE   602 AM CDT   SUNSET   821 PM CDT
MAY 10 2015...........SUNRISE   601 AM CDT   SUNSET   822 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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