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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
525 PM CDT SUN MAY 7 2017

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 7 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         80    303 PM  92    1966  70     10       73
  MINIMUM         49    535 AM  28    1931  49      0       59
                                      1885
  AVERAGE         65                        60      5       66

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.76 1997   0.15  -0.15     0.01
  MONTH TO DATE    0.07                      1.07  -1.00     0.09
  SINCE MAR 1      7.70                      7.23   0.47     5.44
  SINCE JAN 1     10.21                      9.51   0.70     7.21

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0          MM      MM   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                         7     -7        0
  MONTH TO DATE   61                        52      9       50
  SINCE MAR 1   1076                      1260   -184      945
  SINCE JUL 1   4776                      6091  -1315     4928

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         1     -1        1
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         7     -7        5
  SINCE MAR 1     15                        21     -6       24
  SINCE JAN 1     15                        21     -6       24
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    13   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (140)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    16   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (170)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     4.2


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.1


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    61           500 AM
 LOWEST     25           300 PM
 AVERAGE    43

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   70        94      1934
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   50        32      1954


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  7 2017...........SUNRISE   604 AM CDT   SUNSET   819 PM CDT
MAY  8 2017...........SUNRISE   603 AM CDT   SUNSET   820 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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