Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
145 AM CDT THU MAY 12 2016


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 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         73    317 PM  93    2000  71      2       59
  MINIMUM         54   1159 PM  30    1946  51      3       47
  AVERAGE         64                        61      3       53

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.34          2.98 1923   0.16   0.18     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.76                      1.70  -0.94     0.67
  SINCE MAR 1      6.11                      7.86  -1.75     3.67
  SINCE JAN 1      7.88                     10.14  -2.26     5.69

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           T    1966   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      0.3                       7.0   -6.7       T
  SINCE JUL 1     30.3                      35.3   -5.0     29.1
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        1                         6     -5       12
  MONTH TO DATE   55                        76    -21       24
  SINCE MAR 1    950                      1284   -334      994
  SINCE JUL 1   4933                      6115  -1182     5832

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    9                        11     -2       32
  SINCE MAR 1     28                        25      3       39
  SINCE JAN 1     28                        25      3       39
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    20   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (120)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    27   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     E (110)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.1


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  HEAVY RAIN
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG
  FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           400 AM
 LOWEST     66           400 PM
 AVERAGE    80

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


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 12 2016...........SUNRISE   558 AM CDT   SUNSET   825 PM CDT
MAY 13 2016...........SUNRISE   557 AM CDT   SUNSET   826 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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