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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
530 PM CDT THU MAY 11 2017

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 11 2017...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         74    308 PM  93    2000  71      3       73
  MINIMUM         55    507 AM  30    1946  51      4       54
  AVERAGE         65                        61      4       64

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          2.98 1923   0.16  -0.16     0.34
  MONTH TO DATE    1.82                      1.70   0.12     0.76
  SINCE MAR 1      9.45                      7.86   1.59     6.11
  SINCE JAN 1     11.96                     10.14   1.82     7.88

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           T    1966   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      3.6                       7.0   -3.4      0.3
  SINCE JUL 1     14.3                      35.3  -21.0     30.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            0                         6     -6        1
  MONTH TO DATE   61                        76    -15       55
  SINCE MAR 1   1076                      1284   -208      950
  SINCE JUL 1   4776                      6115  -1339     4933

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE   10                        11     -1        9
  SINCE MAR 1     25                        25      0       28
  SINCE JAN 1     25                        25      0       28
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    15   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (340)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    20   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (10)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           200 AM
 LOWEST     41           300 PM
 AVERAGE    67

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   71        94      1956
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   51        32      1946


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 11 2017...........SUNRISE   559 AM CDT   SUNSET   823 PM CDT
MAY 12 2017...........SUNRISE   558 AM CDT   SUNSET   824 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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