Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
129 AM CDT SAT AUG 22 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 21 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         83    241 PM 102    1936  84     -1       88
  MINIMUM         63    353 AM  47    1950  64     -1       76
  AVERAGE         73                        74     -1       82

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          2.92 1946   0.13  -0.13     0.11
  MONTH TO DATE    3.41                      2.86   0.55     4.52
  SINCE JUN 1     18.98                     12.27   6.71    14.38
  SINCE JAN 1     28.33                     25.45   2.88    25.53

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0          MM      MM   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE JUN 1      0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE JUL 1      0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    2                         0      2        0
  SINCE JUN 1      5                        18    -13        2
  SINCE JUL 1      2                         1      1        2

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        8                         9     -1       17
  MONTH TO DATE  220                       213      7      198
  SINCE JUN 1    830                       783     47      707
  SINCE JAN 1    910                       859     51      838
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    24   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (170)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    30   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (160)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    13.0


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    73          1200 AM
 LOWEST     43           100 PM
 AVERAGE    58

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   83        98      1948
                                             1947
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   64        48      1923
                                             1890


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
AUGUST 22 2015........SUNRISE   630 AM CDT   SUNSET   804 PM CDT
AUGUST 23 2015........SUNRISE   631 AM CDT   SUNSET   802 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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