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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
530 PM CST MON JAN 1 2018

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 1 2018...
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         -1    353 PM  61    1897  31    -32       38
  MINIMUM        -19R   759 AM -18    1887  15    -34       19
  AVERAGE        -10                        23    -33       29

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.55 1942   0.04  -0.04     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.00                      0.04  -0.04     0.00
  SINCE DEC 1      0.40                      1.46  -1.06     1.41
  SINCE JAN 1      0.00                      0.04  -0.04     0.00

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0          19.8  1942   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.3   -0.3      0.0
  SINCE DEC 1      6.7                       9.3   -2.6      3.8
  SINCE JUL 1      6.7                      12.2   -5.5      3.8
  SNOW DEPTH       4

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           75                        42     33       36
  MONTH TO DATE   75                        42     33       36
  SINCE DEC 1   1252                      1251      1     1196
  SINCE JUL 1   2307                      2509   -202     1879

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    13   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (280)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    14   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (280)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.0


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.0


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    70           500 AM
 LOWEST     56           200 PM
 AVERAGE    63

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   31        60      2004
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   15       -19      1887
                                             1885
                                             1879


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JANUARY  1 2018.......SUNRISE   741 AM CST   SUNSET   455 PM CST
JANUARY  2 2018.......SUNRISE   741 AM CST   SUNSET   456 PM CST


-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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