Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1231 AM CST THU JAN 12 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 11 2017...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         36   1137 AM  55    2002  31      5       30
                                      1992
  MINIMUM         14   1159 PM -21    1912  14      0       11
  AVERAGE         25                        22      3       21

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             0.90 1960   0.02  -0.02     0.02
                                      1890
  MONTH TO DATE    0.48                      0.35   0.13     0.46
  SINCE DEC 1      1.89                      1.77   0.12     5.90
  SINCE JAN 1      0.48                      0.35   0.13     0.46

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             6.3  1905   0.3   -0.3      0.2
  MONTH TO DATE    0.1                       2.8   -2.7      0.3
  SINCE DEC 1      3.9                      11.8   -7.9      8.1
  SINCE JUL 1      3.9                      14.7  -10.8     15.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       40                        43     -3       44
  MONTH TO DATE  489                       466     23      457
  SINCE DEC 1   1649                      1675    -26     1342
  SINCE JUL 1   2332                      2933   -601     2223

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        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    24   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (10)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    33   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (10)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    12.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT SNOW


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    85           500 AM
 LOWEST     67          1000 PM
 AVERAGE    76

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   31        60      1928
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   14       -29      1912


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JANUARY 12 2017.......SUNRISE   740 AM CST   SUNSET   507 PM CST
JANUARY 13 2017.......SUNRISE   739 AM CST   SUNSET   508 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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