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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
529 PM CDT SUN AUG 6 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 6 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         79    122 PM 101    1918  85     -6       83
  MINIMUM         62    544 AM  53    1989  66     -4       67
                                      1887
  AVERAGE         71                        76     -5       75

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             1.86 2014   0.13  -0.13     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.46                      0.81  -0.35     1.12
  SINCE JUN 1      4.23                     10.22  -5.99     9.57
  SINCE JAN 1     19.20                     23.40  -4.20    20.81

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 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
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JUN 1      2                        18    -16        0
  SINCE JUL 1      0                         1     -1        0

 COOLING
  TODAY            6                        11     -5       10
  MONTH TO DATE   38                        66    -28       76
  SINCE JUN 1    806                       636    170      828
  SINCE JAN 1    886                       712    174      921
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    12   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     E (90)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    16   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     E (90)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT RAIN


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    90           500 AM
 LOWEST     54           100 PM
 AVERAGE    72

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   85       100      1988
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   66        48      1989


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
AUGUST  6 2017........SUNRISE   615 AM CDT   SUNSET   826 PM CDT
AUGUST  7 2017........SUNRISE   616 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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