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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
531 PM CDT TUE SEP 20 2016

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR SEPTEMBER 20 2016...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2016


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         89    317 PM  92    1931  74     15       75
                                      1908
  MINIMUM         61    337 AM  33    1991  53      8       50
                                      1896
  AVERAGE         75                        64     11       63

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.89 1894   0.11  -0.11      T
  MONTH TO DATE    3.82                      2.13   1.69     4.31
  SINCE SEP 1      3.82                      2.13   1.69     4.31
  SINCE JAN 1     29.15                     28.85   0.30    33.48

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            0                         4     -4        2
  MONTH TO DATE    0                        39    -39       18
  SINCE SEP 1      0                        39    -39       18
  SINCE JUL 1      0                        45    -45       20

 COOLING
  TODAY           10                         3      7        0
  MONTH TO DATE  154                        94     60      188
  SINCE SEP 1    154                        94     60      188
  SINCE JAN 1   1351                      1033    318     1140
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    16   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (160)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    22   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     E (110)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.4


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    93           600 AM
 LOWEST     55           200 PM
 AVERAGE    74

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   74        95      1937
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   53        35      1995
                                             1918


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
SEPTEMBER 20 2016.....SUNRISE   701 AM CDT   SUNSET   714 PM CDT
SEPTEMBER 21 2016.....SUNRISE   702 AM CDT   SUNSET   713 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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