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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
526 PM CDT MON AUG 8 2016


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 8 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         81    251 PM 109    1934  85     -4       84
  MINIMUM         66    554 AM  50    1904  66      0       72
  AVERAGE         74                        75     -1       78

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          2.42 2010   0.14  -0.14     0.70
  MONTH TO DATE    1.12                      1.08   0.04     0.76
  SINCE JUN 1      9.57                     10.49  -0.92    16.33
  SINCE JAN 1     20.81                     23.67  -2.86    25.68

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    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JUN 1      0                        18    -18        3
  SINCE JUL 1      0                         1     -1        0

 COOLING
  TODAY            9                        10     -1       13
  MONTH TO DATE   94                        87      7       99
  SINCE JUN 1    846                       657    189      709
  SINCE JAN 1    939                       733    206      789
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    15   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (150)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    19   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (160)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.3


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    87           300 AM
 LOWEST     62           100 PM
 AVERAGE    75

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   85       106      1934
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   66        46      1888


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
AUGUST  8 2016........SUNRISE   617 AM CDT   SUNSET   823 PM CDT
AUGUST  9 2016........SUNRISE   618 AM CDT   SUNSET   822 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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