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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
129 AM CDT WED OCT 11 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 10 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         49   1221 AM  88    1962  66    -17       73
                                      1928
  MINIMUM         43   1011 AM  26    1964  45     -2       50
  AVERAGE         46                        55     -9       62

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.17          1.89 1961   0.08   0.09     0.57
  MONTH TO DATE    2.28                      0.86   1.42     0.74
  SINCE SEP 1      5.07                      3.91   1.16     6.24
  SINCE JAN 1     27.31                     30.63  -3.32    31.57

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           1.1  2009   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE SEP 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       19                        10      9        3
  MONTH TO DATE   36                        88    -52       33
  SINCE SEP 1     58                       182   -124       54
  SINCE JUL 1     58                       188   -130       54

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE   19                        10      9        8
  SINCE SEP 1    225                       123    102      225
  SINCE JAN 1   1305                      1062    243     1422
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    24   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (10)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    30   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (360)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    12.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           100 PM
 LOWEST     61          1200 AM
 AVERAGE    77

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   65        86      1962
                                             1960
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   45        21      1987


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
OCTOBER 11 2017.......SUNRISE   722 AM CDT   SUNSET   639 PM CDT
OCTOBER 12 2017.......SUNRISE   724 AM CDT   SUNSET   638 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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