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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
141 AM CDT TUE AUG 18 2015

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 17 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         78    236 PM 104    1988  84     -6       85
  MINIMUM         71   1109 PM  47    1897  65      6       64
  AVERAGE         75                        74      1       75

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.06          2.02 1902   0.14  -0.08     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.90                      2.32  -1.42     2.31
  SINCE JUN 1     16.47                     11.73   4.74    12.17
  SINCE JAN 1     25.82                     24.91   0.91    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       10                        10      0       10
  MONTH TO DATE  209                       177     32      142
  SINCE JUN 1    819                       747     72      651
  SINCE JAN 1    899                       823     76      782
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    18   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (20)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    24   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (20)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     5.7

SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9

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

RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    90           600 AM
 LOWEST     67           100 PM
 AVERAGE    79
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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 2015........SUNRISE   626 AM CDT   SUNSET   810 PM CDT
AUGUST 19 2015........SUNRISE   627 AM CDT   SUNSET   809 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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