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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
529 PM CDT TUE MAY 9 2017

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 9 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         81    332 PM  94    1895  70     11       66
  MINIMUM         62    640 AM  32    1923  50     12       58
                                      1885
  AVERAGE         72                        60     12       62

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          3.23 1996   0.16  -0.16     0.33
  MONTH TO DATE    0.28                      1.38  -1.10     0.42
  SINCE MAR 1      7.91                      7.54   0.37     5.77
  SINCE JAN 1     10.42                      9.82   0.60     7.54

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           T    1945   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
  TODAY            0                         6     -6        3
  MONTH TO DATE   61                        64     -3       54
  SINCE MAR 1   1076                      1272   -196      949
  SINCE JUL 1   4776                      6103  -1327     4932

 COOLING
  TODAY            7                         1      6        0
  MONTH TO DATE   10                         9      1        5
  SINCE MAR 1     25                        23      2       24
  SINCE JAN 1     25                        23      2       24
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    18   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (330)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    24   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.3


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    73           300 AM
 LOWEST     42           300 PM
 AVERAGE    58

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   71        95      2011
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   50        32      1966


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  9 2017...........SUNRISE   601 AM CDT   SUNSET   821 PM CDT
MAY 10 2017...........SUNRISE   600 AM CDT   SUNSET   822 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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