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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
534 PM CDT TUE JUL 18 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JULY 18 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         91    343 PM 104    1934  86      5       87
                                      1930
  MINIMUM         75    606 AM  55    1882  67      8       70
  AVERAGE         83                        76      7       79

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          2.17 1989   0.14  -0.14     0.38
  MONTH TO DATE    1.29                      2.72  -1.43     3.43
  SINCE JUN 1      3.63                      7.66  -4.03     4.90
  SINCE JAN 1     18.60                     20.84  -2.24    16.14

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 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
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JUN 1      2                        17    -15        0
  SINCE JUL 1      0                         0      0        0

 COOLING
  TODAY           18                        12      6       14
  MONTH TO DATE  267                       205     62      189
  SINCE JUN 1    574                       426    148      567
  SINCE JAN 1    654                       502    152      660
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    16   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SW (230)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    20   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SW (220)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.2


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    94           200 AM
 LOWEST     47           400 PM
 AVERAGE    71

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   86       109      1934
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   67        52      1947


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JULY 18 2017..........SUNRISE   557 AM CDT   SUNSET   845 PM CDT
JULY 19 2017..........SUNRISE   557 AM CDT   SUNSET   844 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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