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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
526 PM CST SUN JAN 7 2018


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 7 2018...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2018


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         38    415 PM  59    2003  31      7       23
  MINIMUM         16   1201 AM -25    1912  14      2        8
  AVERAGE         27                        22      5       16

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.66 1937   0.03  -0.03     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.23  -0.23     0.01
  SINCE DEC 1      0.42                      1.65  -1.23     1.42
  SINCE JAN 1      T                         0.23  -0.23     0.01

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           9.1  1913   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.2                       1.8   -1.6      0.1
  SINCE DEC 1      6.9                      10.8   -3.9      3.9
  SINCE JUL 1      6.9                      13.7   -6.8      3.9
  SNOW DEPTH       2

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           38                        42     -4       49
  MONTH TO DATE  409                       294    115      326
  SINCE DEC 1   1586                      1503     83     1486
  SINCE JUL 1   2641                      2761   -120     2169

 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     S (190)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    22   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (200)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    10.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    75           500 PM
 LOWEST     56           200 AM
 AVERAGE    66

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   31        67      2003
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   14       -17      1886


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JANUARY  7 2018.......SUNRISE   741 AM CST   SUNSET   501 PM CST
JANUARY  8 2018.......SUNRISE   741 AM CST   SUNSET   502 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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