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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
529 PM CDT WED AUG 19 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 19 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         68    228 PM 101    1983  84    -16       87
  MINIMUM         57    734 AM  49    1950  65     -8       70
  AVERAGE         63                        74    -11       79

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.03          1.03 1979   0.14  -0.11     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    3.39                      2.60   0.79     2.31
  SINCE JUN 1     18.96                     12.01   6.95    12.17
  SINCE JAN 1     28.31                     25.19   3.12    23.32

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

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         9     -9       14
  MONTH TO DATE  210                       195     15      170
  SINCE JUN 1    820                       765     55      679
  SINCE JAN 1    900                       841     59      810
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    26   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (280)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    37   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (280)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    17.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT RAIN


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    72          1200 AM
 LOWEST     63           300 PM
 AVERAGE    68

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   84       100      1983
                                             1947
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   65        40      1950


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
AUGUST 19 2015........SUNRISE   627 AM CDT   SUNSET   809 PM CDT
AUGUST 20 2015........SUNRISE   628 AM CDT   SUNSET   807 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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