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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
525 PM CDT THU AUG 10 2017

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 10 2017...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         88    229 PM 102    1911  85      3       93
  MINIMUM         65    548 AM  50    1917  66     -1       74
  AVERAGE         77                        75      2       84

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          2.75 1939   0.13  -0.13     0.47
  MONTH TO DATE    0.60                      1.34  -0.74     1.59
  SINCE JUN 1      4.37                     10.75  -6.38    10.04
  SINCE JAN 1     19.34                     23.93  -4.59    21.28

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      2                        18    -16        0
  SINCE JUL 1      0                         1     -1        0

 COOLING
  TODAY           12                        10      2       19
  MONTH TO DATE   71                       107    -36      128
  SINCE JUN 1    839                       677    162      880
  SINCE JAN 1    919                       753    166      973
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    18   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (310)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    24   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (300)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           500 AM
 LOWEST     43           300 PM
 AVERAGE    68

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   85       102      1881
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   66        50      2004
                                             1986
                                             1902


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
AUGUST 10 2017........SUNRISE   619 AM CDT   SUNSET   821 PM CDT
AUGUST 11 2017........SUNRISE   620 AM CDT   SUNSET   819 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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