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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
529 PM CST FRI JAN 20 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 20 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         43    257 PM  64    1895  31     12       24
  MINIMUM         36    459 AM -20    1985  14     22        8
                                      1883
  AVERAGE         40                        22     18       16

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             0.97 1904   0.03  -0.03      T
  MONTH TO DATE    1.31                      0.63   0.68     0.58
  SINCE DEC 1      2.72                      2.05   0.67     6.02
  SINCE JAN 1      1.31                      0.63   0.68     0.58

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           4.8  1953   0.3   -0.3       T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.1                       5.3   -5.2      2.7
  SINCE DEC 1      3.9                      14.3  -10.4     10.5
  SINCE JUL 1      3.9                      17.2  -13.3     17.4
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           25                        43    -18       49
  MONTH TO DATE  794                       853    -59      890
  SINCE DEC 1   1954                      2062   -108     1775
  SINCE JUL 1   2637                      3320   -683     2656

 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    12   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     E (70)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    13   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (60)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     4.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG
  FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           500 AM
 LOWEST     89           100 PM
 AVERAGE    95

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   31        58      1992
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   14       -26      1883


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JANUARY 20 2017.......SUNRISE   736 AM CST   SUNSET   516 PM CST
JANUARY 21 2017.......SUNRISE   735 AM CST   SUNSET   517 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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