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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
131 AM CDT WED AUG 9 2017

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 8 2017...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         84    232 PM 109    1934  85     -1       81
  MINIMUM         58    437 AM  50    1904  66     -8       66
  AVERAGE         71                        75     -4       74

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          2.42 2010   0.14  -0.14     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.60                      1.08  -0.48     1.12
  SINCE JUN 1      4.37                     10.49  -6.12     9.57
  SINCE JAN 1     19.34                     23.67  -4.33    20.81

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        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
  YESTERDAY        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
  YESTERDAY        6                        10     -4        9
  MONTH TO DATE   51                        87    -36       94
  SINCE JUN 1    819                       657    162      846
  SINCE JAN 1    899                       733    166      939
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    12   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SW (210)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    14   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     E (100)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     3.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.1


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           500 AM
 LOWEST     26           400 PM
 AVERAGE    60

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   85       106      1934
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   66        46      1888


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
AUGUST  9 2017........SUNRISE   618 AM CDT   SUNSET   822 PM CDT
AUGUST 10 2017........SUNRISE   619 AM CDT   SUNSET   821 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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