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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
146 AM CDT FRI MAY 19 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 18 2017...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         67   1244 PM  92    1934  73     -6       70
  MINIMUM         53   1159 PM  35    1916  53      0       44
  AVERAGE         60                        63     -3       57

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.69          1.66 1944   0.16   0.53     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    3.50                      2.79   0.71     0.97
  SINCE MAR 1     11.13                      8.95   2.18     6.32
  SINCE JAN 1     13.64                     11.23   2.41     8.09

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           T    1968   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      3.6                       7.0   -3.4      0.3
  SINCE JUL 1     14.3                      35.3  -21.0     30.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        5                         4      1        8
  MONTH TO DATE   68                       109    -41      121
  SINCE MAR 1   1083                      1317   -234     1016
  SINCE JUL 1   4783                      6148  -1365     4999

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         2     -2        0
  MONTH TO DATE   52                        24     28        9
  SINCE MAR 1     67                        38     29       28
  SINCE JAN 1     67                        38     29       28
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    28   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (260)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    35   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (270)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    14.2


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    80           600 AM
 LOWEST     58          1200 PM
 AVERAGE    69

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   73        93      1975
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   53        35      1888


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 19 2017...........SUNRISE   551 AM CDT   SUNSET   831 PM CDT
MAY 20 2017...........SUNRISE   551 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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