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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
527 PM CDT MON OCT 30 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 30 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         47    105 AM  85    1950  57    -10       62
  MINIMUM         39    359 PM   8    1925  38      1       47
  AVERAGE         43                        48     -5       55

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             1.72 1974   0.08  -0.08     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    4.50                      2.56   1.94     0.91
  SINCE SEP 1      7.29                      5.61   1.68     6.41
  SINCE JAN 1     29.53                     32.33  -2.80    31.74

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY           MM             1.8  1995   0.1   MM        0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.4   -0.4      0.0
  SINCE SEP 1      T                         0.4   -0.4      0.0
  SINCE JUL 1      T                         0.4   -0.4      0.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           22                        17      5       10
  MONTH TO DATE  261                       366   -105      176
  SINCE SEP 1    283                       460   -177      197
  SINCE JUL 1    283                       466   -183      197

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE   20                        11      9       33
  SINCE SEP 1    226                       124    102      250
  SINCE JAN 1   1306                      1063    243     1447
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    38   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (300)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    45   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (290)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    20.2


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    86          1200 AM
 LOWEST     41          1000 AM
 AVERAGE    64

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   57        86      1950
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   38        18      1949


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
OCTOBER 30 2017.......SUNRISE   744 AM CDT   SUNSET   612 PM CDT
OCTOBER 31 2017.......SUNRISE   746 AM CDT   SUNSET   610 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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