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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
530 PM CST MON JAN 16 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 16 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         34    459 PM  59    1990  31      3       18
  MINIMUM         31    437 AM -20    1888  14     17        6
  AVERAGE         33                        22     11       12

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.69          1.04 1980   0.03   0.66     0.02
  MONTH TO DATE    1.27                      0.51   0.76     0.48
  SINCE DEC 1      2.68                      1.93   0.75     5.92
  SINCE JAN 1      1.27                      0.51   0.76     0.48

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY           MM             3.9  1885   0.3   MM        0.4
  MONTH TO DATE    0.1                       4.2   -4.1      0.7
  SINCE DEC 1      3.9                      13.2   -9.3      8.5
  SINCE JUL 1      3.9                      16.1  -12.2     15.4
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           32                        43    -11       53
  MONTH TO DATE  684                       681      3      665
  SINCE DEC 1   1844                      1890    -46     1550
  SINCE JUL 1   2527                      3148   -621     2431

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    13   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     E (90)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    20   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     E (100)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  FREEZING RAIN
  LT FREEZING RAIN
  FOG
  FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           400 PM
 LOWEST     85           500 AM
 AVERAGE    93

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   31        59      1989
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   14       -19      1930


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JANUARY 16 2017.......SUNRISE   738 AM CST   SUNSET   511 PM CST
JANUARY 17 2017.......SUNRISE   738 AM CST   SUNSET   512 PM CST


-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.




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