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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
525 PM CDT MON MAY 1 2017

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 1 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         49   1043 AM  92    1887  68    -19       51
  MINIMUM         43    531 AM  27    1909  47     -4       45
  AVERAGE         46                        58    -12       48

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.07          1.18 1892   0.15  -0.08     0.08
  MONTH TO DATE    0.07                      0.15  -0.08     0.08
  SINCE MAR 1      7.70                      6.31   1.39     5.43
  SINCE JAN 1     10.21                      8.59   1.62     7.20

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           T    1940   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      3.6                       7.0   -3.4      0.3
  SINCE JUL 1     14.3                      35.3  -21.0     30.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           19                         8     11       17
  MONTH TO DATE   19                         8     11       17
  SINCE MAR 1   1034                      1216   -182      912
  SINCE JUL 1   4734                      6047  -1313     4895

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         1     -1        0
  SINCE MAR 1     15                        15      0       19
  SINCE JAN 1     15                        15      0       19
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    28   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (290)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    36   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (280)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    12.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    92           300 AM
 LOWEST     76           200 PM
 AVERAGE    84

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   68        90      1952
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   48        30      1967
                                             1908


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  1 2017...........SUNRISE   611 AM CDT   SUNSET   813 PM CDT
MAY  2 2017...........SUNRISE   610 AM CDT   SUNSET   814 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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