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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
145 AM CDT TUE MAY 19 2015

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 18 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2015


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         63   1213 AM  92    1934  73    -10       71
  MINIMUM         43   1159 PM  35    1916  53    -10       46
  AVERAGE         53                        63    -10       59

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          1.66 1944   0.16  -0.16     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    1.80                      2.79  -0.99     2.67
  SINCE MAR 1      4.80                      8.95  -4.15     8.08
  SINCE JAN 1      6.82                     11.23  -4.41    10.42

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           T    1968   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0       T
  SINCE MAR 1      T                         7.0   -7.0      6.4
  SINCE JUL 1     29.1                      35.3   -6.2     48.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       12                         4      8        6
  MONTH TO DATE   56                       109    -53      137
  SINCE MAR 1   1026                      1317   -291     1480
  SINCE JUL 1   5864                      6148   -284     6787

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         2     -2        0
  MONTH TO DATE   47                        24     23       18
  SINCE MAR 1     54                        38     16       30
  SINCE JAN 1     54                        38     16       30
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    30   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (310)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    38   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (300)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    18.0


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    72          1200 AM
 LOWEST     47           300 PM
 AVERAGE    60

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   73        93      1975
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   53        35      1888


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 19 2015...........SUNRISE   552 AM CDT   SUNSET   831 PM CDT
MAY 20 2015...........SUNRISE   551 AM CDT   SUNSET   832 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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