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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
530 PM CDT SAT AUG 22 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 22 2015...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2015


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         84    254 PM  98    1948  83      1       90
                                      1947
  MINIMUM         66    604 AM  48    1923  64      2       73
                                      1890
  AVERAGE         75                        74      1       82

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          2.60 1922   0.14  -0.14     0.12
  MONTH TO DATE    3.41                      3.00   0.41     4.64
  SINCE JUN 1     18.98                     12.41   6.57    14.50
  SINCE JAN 1     28.33                     25.59   2.74    25.65

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 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
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    2                         0      2        0
  SINCE JUN 1      5                        18    -13        2
  SINCE JUL 1      2                         1      1        2

 COOLING
  TODAY           10                         9      1       17
  MONTH TO DATE  230                       222      8      215
  SINCE JUN 1    840                       792     48      724
  SINCE JAN 1    920                       868     52      855
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    23   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (170)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    29   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (170)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    13.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    81           300 AM
 LOWEST     58           400 PM
 AVERAGE    70

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   83        99      1975
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   64        43      1891


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
AUGUST 22 2015........SUNRISE   630 AM CDT   SUNSET   804 PM CDT
AUGUST 23 2015........SUNRISE   631 AM CDT   SUNSET   802 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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