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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
542 PM CDT WED OCT 4 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 4 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         66    359 PM  92    1938  68     -2       80
  MINIMUM         56    625 AM  29    1999  47      9       61
                                      1968
                                      1935
  AVERAGE         61                        58      3       71

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.09          2.26 2013   0.08   0.01     0.07
  MONTH TO DATE    0.23                      0.36  -0.13     0.07
  SINCE SEP 1      3.02                      3.41  -0.39     5.57
  SINCE JAN 1     25.26                     30.13  -4.87    30.90

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            4                         8     -4        0
  MONTH TO DATE    4                        31    -27        2
  SINCE SEP 1     26                       125    -99       23
  SINCE JUL 1     26                       131   -105       23

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         1     -1        6
  MONTH TO DATE   15                         4     11        6
  SINCE SEP 1    221                       117    104      223
  SINCE JAN 1   1301                      1056    245     1420
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    13   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (40)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    16   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (40)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.3


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           400 AM
 LOWEST     48           300 PM
 AVERAGE    71

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   68        95      1963
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   47        30      1988
                                             1952


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
OCTOBER  4 2017.......SUNRISE   715 AM CDT   SUNSET   651 PM CDT
OCTOBER  5 2017.......SUNRISE   716 AM CDT   SUNSET   649 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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