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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
528 PM CST FRI JAN 13 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 13 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         25    433 PM  62    1987  31     -6       40
  MINIMUM         12    826 AM -20    1916  14     -2        9
  AVERAGE         19                        22     -3       25

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.49 1979   0.03  -0.03      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.48                      0.41   0.07     0.46
  SINCE DEC 1      1.89                      1.83   0.06     5.90
  SINCE JAN 1      0.48                      0.41   0.07     0.46

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           5.9  1979   0.3   -0.3       T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.1                       3.4   -3.3      0.3
  SINCE DEC 1      3.9                      12.4   -8.5      8.1
  SINCE JUL 1      3.9                      15.3  -11.4     15.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           46                        43      3       40
  MONTH TO DATE  582                       552     30      547
  SINCE DEC 1   1742                      1761    -19     1432
  SINCE JUL 1   2425                      3019   -594     2313

 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    17   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (40)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    21   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (40)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    10.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    61          1200 AM
 LOWEST     36           300 PM
 AVERAGE    49

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   31        57      1914
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   14       -19      1888
                                             1881


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JANUARY 13 2017.......SUNRISE   739 AM CST   SUNSET   508 PM CST
JANUARY 14 2017.......SUNRISE   739 AM CST   SUNSET   509 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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