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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
525 PM CDT MON MAY 16 2016


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 16 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         61   1107 AM  90    1939  72    -11       82
                                      1936
                                      1894
  MINIMUM         49    126 AM  33    1890  52     -3       62
  AVERAGE         55                        62     -7       72

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.69 1896   0.16  -0.16     0.14
  MONTH TO DATE    0.91                      2.48  -1.57     1.43
  SINCE MAR 1      6.26                      8.64  -2.38     4.43
  SINCE JAN 1      8.03                     10.92  -2.89     6.45

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0          MM      MM   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           10                         5      5        0
  MONTH TO DATE  104                       101      3       44
  SINCE MAR 1    999                      1309   -310     1014
  SINCE JUL 1   4982                      6140  -1158     5852

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         2     -2        7
  MONTH TO DATE    9                        20    -11       41
  SINCE MAR 1     28                        34     -6       48
  SINCE JAN 1     28                        34     -6       48
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    16   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (180)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    20   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (180)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.3


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    77           400 PM
 LOWEST     50          1200 AM
 AVERAGE    64

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   73        90      1880
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   53        36      1915


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 16 2016...........SUNRISE   554 AM CDT   SUNSET   829 PM CDT
MAY 17 2016...........SUNRISE   553 AM CDT   SUNSET   830 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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