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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
527 PM CDT THU AUG 27 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 27 2015...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         76    335 PM  99    2013  83     -7       76
                                      1955
  MINIMUM         57    521 AM  45    1986  63     -6       68
  AVERAGE         67                        73     -6       72

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.03          6.18 1975   0.13  -0.10     0.01
  MONTH TO DATE    3.95                      3.65   0.30     5.64
  SINCE JUN 1     19.52                     13.06   6.46    15.50
  SINCE JAN 1     28.87                     26.24   2.63    26.65

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 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
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    2                         0      2        0
  SINCE JUN 1      5                        18    -13        2
  SINCE JUL 1      2                         1      1        2

 COOLING
  TODAY            2                         8     -6        7
  MONTH TO DATE  233                       264    -31      285
  SINCE JUN 1    843                       834      9      794
  SINCE JAN 1    923                       910     13      925
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    20   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (180)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    26   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (180)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT RAIN


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    80           600 AM
 LOWEST     60           300 PM
 AVERAGE    70

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   82       100      1984
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   63        41      1986


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
AUGUST 27 2015........SUNRISE   635 AM CDT   SUNSET   756 PM CDT
AUGUST 28 2015........SUNRISE   636 AM CDT   SUNSET   755 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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