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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
533 PM CDT TUE JUL 11 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JULY 11 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         95    255 PM 103    1954  86      9       94
                                      1936
  MINIMUM         71    609 AM  54    1945  67      4       69
                                      1926
                                      1898
  AVERAGE         83                        76      7       82

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.49          1.60 1964   0.15   0.34     0.76
  MONTH TO DATE    1.29                      1.70  -0.41     1.97
  SINCE JUN 1      3.63                      6.64  -3.01     3.44
  SINCE JAN 1     18.60                     19.82  -1.22    14.68

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    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JUN 1      2                        17    -15        0
  SINCE JUL 1      0                         0      0        0

 COOLING
  TODAY           18                        11      7       17
  MONTH TO DATE  157                       121     36      109
  SINCE JUN 1    464                       342    122      487
  SINCE JAN 1    544                       418    126      580
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    29   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (300)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    37   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  HEAVY RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG
  FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           400 AM
 LOWEST     49           300 PM
 AVERAGE    71

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   86       105      1939
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   67        53      1941


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JULY 11 2017..........SUNRISE   551 AM CDT   SUNSET   849 PM CDT
JULY 12 2017..........SUNRISE   552 AM CDT   SUNSET   849 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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