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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
147 AM CDT WED AUG 19 2015

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 18 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         72    538 PM 108    1936  84    -12       89
  MINIMUM         60   1159 PM  47    1897  65     -5       69
  AVERAGE         66                        74     -8       79

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        2.46R         1.22 1999   0.14   2.32     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    3.36                      2.46   0.90     2.31
  SINCE JUN 1     18.93                     11.87   7.06    12.17
  SINCE JAN 1     28.28                     25.05   3.23    23.32

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      3                        18    -15        2
  SINCE JUL 1      0                         1     -1        2

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        1                         9     -8       14
  MONTH TO DATE  210                       186     24      156
  SINCE JUN 1    820                       756     64      665
  SINCE JAN 1    900                       832     68      796
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    23   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (180)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    30   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (190)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.2

SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9

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

RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           900 AM
 LOWEST     73           600 PM
 AVERAGE    83
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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   84       101      1983
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   65        49      1950

SUNRISE AND SUNSET
AUGUST 19 2015........SUNRISE   627 AM CDT   SUNSET   809 PM CDT
AUGUST 20 2015........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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