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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
133 AM CDT MON AUG 22 2016


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 21 2016...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         78    513 PM 102    1936  84     -6       83
  MINIMUM         57    612 AM  47    1950  64     -7       63
  AVERAGE         68                        74     -6       73

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          2.92 1946   0.13  -0.13     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    3.84                      2.86   0.98     3.41
  SINCE JUN 1     12.29                     12.27   0.02    18.98
  SINCE JAN 1     23.53                     25.45  -1.92    28.33

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        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
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        2
  SINCE JUN 1      0                        18    -18        5
  SINCE JUL 1      0                         1     -1        2

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        3                         9     -6        8
  MONTH TO DATE  253                       213     40      220
  SINCE JUN 1   1005                       783    222      830
  SINCE JAN 1   1098                       859    239      910
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    17   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (320)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    21   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.3


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.1


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    87           200 AM
 LOWEST     40           300 PM
 AVERAGE    64

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   83        98      1948
                                             1947
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   64        48      1923
                                             1890


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
AUGUST 22 2016........SUNRISE   631 AM CDT   SUNSET   803 PM CDT
AUGUST 23 2016........SUNRISE   632 AM CDT   SUNSET   801 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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