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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
526 PM CDT SAT OCT 21 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 21 2017...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         75    354 PM  86    1947  61     14       60
                                      1899
  MINIMUM         63    421 AM  21    1930  41     22       35
  AVERAGE         69                        51     18       48

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.01          1.28 1908   0.10  -0.09     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    3.52                      1.79   1.73     0.82
  SINCE SEP 1      6.31                      4.84   1.47     6.32
  SINCE JAN 1     28.55                     31.56  -3.01    31.65

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           1.5  1888   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.2   -0.2      0.0
  SINCE SEP 1      0.0                       0.2   -0.2      0.0
  SINCE JUL 1      0.0                       0.2   -0.2      0.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            0                        14    -14       17
  MONTH TO DATE   97                       224   -127      114
  SINCE SEP 1    119                       318   -199      135
  SINCE JUL 1    119                       324   -205      135

 COOLING
  TODAY            4                         0      4        0
  MONTH TO DATE   24                        11     13       30
  SINCE SEP 1    230                       124    106      247
  SINCE JAN 1   1310                      1063    247     1444
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    26   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (180)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    38   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (180)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    18.0


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT RAIN


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    78           600 AM
 LOWEST     64           400 PM
 AVERAGE    71

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   61        87      1899
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   41        21      1976


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
OCTOBER 21 2017.......SUNRISE   734 AM CDT   SUNSET   624 PM CDT
OCTOBER 22 2017.......SUNRISE   735 AM CDT   SUNSET   622 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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