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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
525 PM CDT WED SEP 27 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR SEPTEMBER 27 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         70    359 PM  91    1956  71     -1       76
  MINIMUM         52    624 AM  31    1942  50      2       50
                                      1889
  AVERAGE         61                        61      0       63

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          3.25 1945   0.09  -0.09     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    2.84                      2.78   0.06     5.50
  SINCE SEP 1      2.84                      2.78   0.06     5.50
  SINCE JAN 1     25.08                     29.50  -4.42    30.83

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 SEP 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            4                         6     -2        2
  MONTH TO DATE   18                        74    -56        6
  SINCE SEP 1     18                        74    -56        6
  SINCE JUL 1     18                        80    -62        6

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         2     -2        0
  MONTH TO DATE  207                       108     99      217
  SINCE SEP 1    207                       108     99      217
  SINCE JAN 1   1287                      1047    240     1414
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    12   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (340)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    16   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (350)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     5.2


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    89           400 AM
 LOWEST     47           400 PM
 AVERAGE    68

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   71        99      1953
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   50        26      1942


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
SEPTEMBER 27 2017.....SUNRISE   707 AM CDT   SUNSET   703 PM CDT
SEPTEMBER 28 2017.....SUNRISE   709 AM CDT   SUNSET   701 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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