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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
525 PM CDT THU OCT 5 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 5 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         65    359 PM  95    1963  68     -3       74
  MINIMUM         52    243 AM  30    1988  47      5       60
                                      1952
  AVERAGE         59                        57      2       67

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.07          0.78 1954   0.09  -0.02     0.04
  MONTH TO DATE    0.30                      0.45  -0.15     0.11
  SINCE SEP 1      3.09                      3.50  -0.41     5.61
  SINCE JAN 1     25.33                     30.22  -4.89    30.94

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           T    1991   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            6                         9     -3        0
  MONTH TO DATE   10                        40    -30        2
  SINCE SEP 1     32                       134   -102       23
  SINCE JUL 1     32                       140   -108       23

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         1     -1        2
  MONTH TO DATE   15                         5     10        8
  SINCE SEP 1    221                       118    103      225
  SINCE JAN 1   1301                      1057    244     1422
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    15   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (140)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    18   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (140)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     3.0


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           300 AM
 LOWEST     80           600 AM
 AVERAGE    87

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   67        94      1963
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   46        24      1952


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
OCTOBER  5 2017.......SUNRISE   716 AM CDT   SUNSET   649 PM CDT
OCTOBER  6 2017.......SUNRISE   717 AM CDT   SUNSET   647 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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