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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
529 PM CDT THU MAY 19 2016


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 19 2016...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         72    346 PM  93    1975  73     -1       59
  MINIMUM         50    434 AM  35    1888  53     -3       39
  AVERAGE         61                        63     -2       49

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.14 1937   0.15  -0.15     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.97                      2.94  -1.97     1.80
  SINCE MAR 1      6.32                      9.10  -2.78     4.80
  SINCE JAN 1      8.09                     11.38  -3.29     6.82

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0          MM      MM   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
  TODAY            4                         4      0       16
  MONTH TO DATE  125                       113     12       72
  SINCE MAR 1   1020                      1321   -301     1042
  SINCE JUL 1   5003                      6152  -1149     5880

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         2     -2        0
  MONTH TO DATE    9                        26    -17       47
  SINCE MAR 1     28                        40    -12       54
  SINCE JAN 1     28                        40    -12       54
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    16   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (160)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    23   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     E (110)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.2


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.1


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    71           100 AM
 LOWEST     27           200 PM
 AVERAGE    49

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   74        94      1925
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   54        35      1892


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 19 2016...........SUNRISE   551 AM CDT   SUNSET   832 PM CDT
MAY 20 2016...........SUNRISE   550 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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