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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1234 AM CST SAT JAN 30 2016


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 29 2016...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         46    416 PM  62    1919  32     14       38
  MINIMUM         25    726 AM -23    1966  15     10       25
  AVERAGE         36                        23     13       32

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          1.78 1947   0.03  -0.03      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.68                      0.92  -0.24     0.60
  SINCE DEC 1      6.12                      2.34   3.78     1.63
  SINCE JAN 1      0.68                      0.92  -0.24     0.60

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0          11.2  1947   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    4.0                       7.9   -3.9      6.5
  SINCE DEC 1     11.8                      16.9   -5.1      8.4
  SINCE JUL 1     18.7                      19.8   -1.1     14.2
  SNOW DEPTH       T

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       29                        42    -13       33
  MONTH TO DATE 1218                      1232    -14     1120
  SINCE DEC 1   2103                      2441   -338     2139
  SINCE JUL 1   2984                      3699   -715     3456

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    23   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (170)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    28   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (170)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    10.2


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    88           100 AM
 LOWEST     58           400 PM
 AVERAGE    73

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   32        65      2012
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   15       -17      1965


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JANUARY 30 2016.......SUNRISE   729 AM CST   SUNSET   527 PM CST
JANUARY 31 2016.......SUNRISE   728 AM CST   SUNSET   529 PM CST


-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.




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