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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
155 AM CDT FRI AUG 12 2016


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 11 2016...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         91    600 PM 102    1881  85      6       86
  MINIMUM         72    839 PM  50    2004  66      6       63
                                      1986
                                      1902
  AVERAGE         82                        75      7       75

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        1.00          1.42 1976   0.13   0.87     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    2.59                      1.47   1.12     0.84
  SINCE JUN 1     11.04                     10.88   0.16    16.41
  SINCE JAN 1     22.28                     24.06  -1.78    25.76

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        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
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JUN 1      0                        18    -18        3
  SINCE JUL 1      0                         1     -1        0

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY       17                        10      7       10
  MONTH TO DATE  145                       117     28      133
  SINCE JUN 1    897                       687    210      743
  SINCE JAN 1    990                       763    227      823
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    31   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (320)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    43   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    12.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  HEAVY RAIN
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           900 PM
 LOWEST     63           100 PM
 AVERAGE    78

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   84       101      1936
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   66        48      2004
                                             1964


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
AUGUST 12 2016........SUNRISE   621 AM CDT   SUNSET   817 PM CDT
AUGUST 13 2016........SUNRISE   622 AM CDT   SUNSET   816 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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