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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
526 PM CDT TUE SEP 12 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR SEPTEMBER 12 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         85    348 PM  96    1927  78      7       84
  MINIMUM         59    617 AM  37    1902  57      2       60
  AVERAGE         72                        67      5       72

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          4.42 1961   0.11  -0.11     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         1.32  -1.32     1.21
  SINCE SEP 1      T                         1.32  -1.32     1.21
  SINCE JAN 1     22.24                     28.04  -5.80    26.54

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 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
  TODAY            0                         2     -2        0
  MONTH TO DATE   12                        15     -3        0
  SINCE SEP 1     12                        15     -3        0
  SINCE JUL 1     12                        21     -9        0

 COOLING
  TODAY            7                         4      3        7
  MONTH TO DATE   56                        67    -11      100
  SINCE SEP 1     56                        67    -11      100
  SINCE JAN 1   1136                      1006    130     1297
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    10   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (130)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    14   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (140)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     2.3


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    78           500 AM
 LOWEST     40          1200 PM
 AVERAGE    59

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   77        96      1939
                                             1931
                                             1897
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   57        33      1890


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
SEPTEMBER 12 2017.....SUNRISE   652 AM CDT   SUNSET   729 PM CDT
SEPTEMBER 13 2017.....SUNRISE   653 AM CDT   SUNSET   727 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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