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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
130 AM CDT MON OCT 9 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 8 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         80    259 PM  88    1938  67     13       72
  MINIMUM         51    609 AM  24    2000  46      5       43
  AVERAGE         66                        56     10       58

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          2.30 1970   0.09  -0.09     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    2.11                      0.70   1.41     0.17
  SINCE SEP 1      4.90                      3.75   1.15     5.67
  SINCE JAN 1     27.14                     30.47  -3.33    31.00

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0          MM      MM   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE SEP 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
  YESTERDAY        0                        10    -10        7
  MONTH TO DATE   12                        68    -56       23
  SINCE SEP 1     34                       162   -128       44
  SINCE JUL 1     34                       168   -134       44

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        1                         1      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE   19                         8     11        8
  SINCE SEP 1    225                       121    104      225
  SINCE JAN 1   1305                      1060    245     1422
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    20   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (190)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    23   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (190)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.0


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.1


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    96           600 AM
 LOWEST     33           200 PM
 AVERAGE    65

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   66        87      1938
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   45        23      1895


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
OCTOBER  9 2017.......SUNRISE   720 AM CDT   SUNSET   643 PM CDT
OCTOBER 10 2017.......SUNRISE   721 AM CDT   SUNSET   641 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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