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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
533 PM CDT WED MAY 11 2016


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 11 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         73    317 PM  93    2000  71      2       59
  MINIMUM         58    620 AM  30    1946  51      7       47
  AVERAGE         66                        61      5       53

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.07          2.98 1923   0.16  -0.09     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.49                      1.70  -1.21     0.67
  SINCE MAR 1      5.84                      7.86  -2.02     3.67
  SINCE JAN 1      7.61                     10.14  -2.53     5.69

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           T    1966   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                         6     -6       12
  MONTH TO DATE   54                        76    -22       24
  SINCE MAR 1    949                      1284   -335      994
  SINCE JUL 1   4932                      6115  -1183     5832

 COOLING
  TODAY            1                         1      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE   10                        11     -1       32
  SINCE MAR 1     29                        25      4       39
  SINCE JAN 1     29                        25      4       39
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    20   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (120)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    27   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     E (110)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.1


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG
  FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           400 AM
 LOWEST     66           400 PM
 AVERAGE    80

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   71        94      1956
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   51        32      1946


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 11 2016...........SUNRISE   559 AM CDT   SUNSET   824 PM CDT
MAY 12 2016...........SUNRISE   558 AM CDT   SUNSET   825 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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