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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
526 PM CDT TUE MAY 10 2016


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 10 2016...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         77    234 PM  95    2011  71      6       73
  MINIMUM         61    743 AM  32    1966  50     11       59
  AVERAGE         69                        60      9       66

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             2.83 1912   0.16  -0.16     0.49
  MONTH TO DATE    0.42                      1.54  -1.12     0.67
  SINCE MAR 1      5.77                      7.70  -1.93     3.67
  SINCE JAN 1      7.54                      9.98  -2.44     5.69

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           T    1966   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      0.3                       7.0   -6.7       T
  SINCE JUL 1     30.3                      35.3   -5.0     29.1
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            0                         6     -6        0
  MONTH TO DATE   54                        70    -16       12
  SINCE MAR 1    949                      1278   -329      982
  SINCE JUL 1   4932                      6109  -1177     5820

 COOLING
  TODAY            4                         1      3        1
  MONTH TO DATE    9                        10     -1       32
  SINCE MAR 1     28                        24      4       39
  SINCE JAN 1     28                        24      4       39
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    14   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     E (110)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    21   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     E (110)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.1


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    90           300 AM
 LOWEST     54           200 PM
 AVERAGE    72

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   71        93      2000
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   51        30      1946


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 10 2016...........SUNRISE   600 AM CDT   SUNSET   823 PM CDT
MAY 11 2016...........SUNRISE   559 AM CDT   SUNSET   824 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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