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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
133 AM CDT THU AUG 18 2016


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 17 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         88    445 PM 104    1988  84      4       78
  MINIMUM         67    627 AM  47    1897  65      2       71
  AVERAGE         78                        74      4       75

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.04          2.02 1902   0.14  -0.10     0.06
  MONTH TO DATE    3.14                      2.32   0.82     0.90
  SINCE JUN 1     11.59                     11.73  -0.14    16.47
  SINCE JAN 1     22.83                     24.91  -2.08    25.82

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    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JUN 1      0                        18    -18        3
  SINCE JUL 1      0                         1     -1        0

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY       13                        10      3       10
  MONTH TO DATE  215                       177     38      209
  SINCE JUN 1    967                       747    220      819
  SINCE JAN 1   1060                       823    237      899
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    14   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (180)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    17   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (200)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     5.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  LIGHT RAIN


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    90           500 AM
 LOWEST     57           500 PM
 AVERAGE    74

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   84       108      1936
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   65        47      1897


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
AUGUST 18 2016........SUNRISE   627 AM CDT   SUNSET   809 PM CDT
AUGUST 19 2016........SUNRISE   628 AM CDT   SUNSET   807 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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