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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
528 PM CDT THU AUG 20 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 20 2015...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2015


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         80    359 PM 100    1983  84     -4       84
                                      1947
  MINIMUM         53    605 AM  40    1950  65    -12       68
  AVERAGE         67                        74     -7       76

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          2.10 2014   0.13  -0.13     2.10
                                      1891
  MONTH TO DATE    3.41                      2.73   0.68     4.41
  SINCE JUN 1     18.98                     12.14   6.84    14.27
  SINCE JAN 1     28.33                     25.32   3.01    25.42

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 JUN 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                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    2                         0      2        0
  SINCE JUN 1      5                        18    -13        2
  SINCE JUL 1      2                         1      1        2

 COOLING
  TODAY            2                         9     -7       11
  MONTH TO DATE  212                       204      8      181
  SINCE JUN 1    822                       774     48      690
  SINCE JAN 1    902                       850     52      821
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    13   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SW (240)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    16   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (270)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.8


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    86          1200 AM
 LOWEST     35           100 PM
 AVERAGE    61

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   84       102      1936
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   64        47      1950


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
AUGUST 20 2015........SUNRISE   628 AM CDT   SUNSET   807 PM CDT
AUGUST 21 2015........SUNRISE   629 AM CDT   SUNSET   805 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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