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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1234 AM CST WED JAN 4 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 3 2017...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         35    456 AM  60    1880  31      4       27
  MINIMUM         10   1159 PM -21    1879  15     -5       19
  AVERAGE         23                        23      0       23

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             1.45 1971   0.03  -0.03     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.01                      0.10  -0.09     0.00
  SINCE DEC 1      1.42                      1.52  -0.10     5.44
  SINCE JAN 1      0.01                      0.10  -0.09     0.00

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T            13.6  1971   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.8   -0.8      0.0
  SINCE DEC 1      3.8                       9.8   -6.0      7.8
  SINCE JUL 1      3.8                      12.7   -8.9     14.7
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       42                        42      0       42
  MONTH TO DATE  107                       126    -19      121
  SINCE DEC 1   1267                      1335    -68     1006
  SINCE JUL 1   1950                      2593   -643     1887

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        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    31   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (320)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    36   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (330)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    18.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT RAIN
  LIGHT SNOW
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    92          1200 AM
 LOWEST     56           500 PM
 AVERAGE    74

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   31        55      1880
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   15       -25      1884


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JANUARY  4 2017.......SUNRISE   741 AM CST   SUNSET   458 PM CST
JANUARY  5 2017.......SUNRISE   741 AM CST   SUNSET   459 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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