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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
526 PM CDT FRI MAY 13 2016


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 13 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         71   1006 AM  92    1956  72     -1       73
                                      1915
  MINIMUM         46    508 AM  32    1997  51     -5       49
  AVERAGE         59                        61     -2       61

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.15          2.51 1970   0.16  -0.01      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.91                      2.02  -1.11     0.67
  SINCE MAR 1      6.26                      8.18  -1.92     3.67
  SINCE JAN 1      8.03                     10.46  -2.43     5.69

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           0.1  1918   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            6                         5      1        4
  MONTH TO DATE   67                        86    -19       37
  SINCE MAR 1    962                      1294   -332     1007
  SINCE JUL 1   4945                      6125  -1180     5845

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         2     -2        0
  MONTH TO DATE    9                        14     -5       32
  SINCE MAR 1     28                        28      0       39
  SINCE JAN 1     28                        28      0       39
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    28   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (360)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    36   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (360)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.3


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    86           500 AM
 LOWEST     37          1000 AM
 AVERAGE    62

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   72        94      2013
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   52        34      1888


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 13 2016...........SUNRISE   557 AM CDT   SUNSET   826 PM CDT
MAY 14 2016...........SUNRISE   556 AM CDT   SUNSET   827 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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