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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
126 AM CDT TUE OCT 31 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 30 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         47        MM  85    1950  57    -10       62
  MINIMUM         34        MM   8    1925  38     -4       47
  AVERAGE         41                        48     -7       55

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             1.72 1974   0.08  -0.08     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    4.50                      2.56   1.94     0.91
  SINCE SEP 1      7.29                      5.61   1.68     6.41
  SINCE JAN 1     29.53                     32.33  -2.80    31.74

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             1.8  1995   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.4   -0.4      0.0
  SINCE SEP 1      T                         0.4   -0.4      0.0
  SINCE JUL 1      T                         0.4   -0.4      0.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       24                        17      7       10
  MONTH TO DATE  263                       366   -103      176
  SINCE SEP 1    285                       460   -175      197
  SINCE JUL 1    285                       466   -181      197

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE   20                        11      9       33
  SINCE SEP 1    226                       124    102      250
  SINCE JAN 1   1306                      1063    243     1447
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    35   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (300)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    46   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (290)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    20.3


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT SNOW


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    86          1200 AM
 LOWEST     41          1000 AM
 AVERAGE    64

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   57        86      1950
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   38        18      1949


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
OCTOBER 31 2017.......SUNRISE   746 AM CDT   SUNSET   610 PM CDT
NOVEMBER  1 2017......SUNRISE   747 AM CDT   SUNSET   609 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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