Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1234 AM CST FRI JAN 29 2016


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 28 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         40   1119 AM  56    1931  32      8       52
  MINIMUM         25   1159 PM -20    1885  15     10       30
  AVERAGE         33                        23     10       41

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          0.82 1989   0.03  -0.03     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.68                      0.89  -0.21     0.60
  SINCE DEC 1      6.12                      2.31   3.81     1.63
  SINCE JAN 1      0.68                      0.89  -0.21     0.60

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           1.8  1918   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    4.0                       7.6   -3.6      6.5
  SINCE DEC 1     11.8                      16.6   -4.8      8.4
  SINCE JUL 1     18.7                      19.5   -0.8     14.2
  SNOW DEPTH       T

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       32                        42    -10       24
  MONTH TO DATE 1189                      1190     -1     1087
  SINCE DEC 1   2074                      2399   -325     2106
  SINCE JUL 1   2955                      3657   -702     3423

 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    NW (320)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    29   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    10.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    81          1100 PM
 LOWEST     64           500 AM
 AVERAGE    73

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   32        62      1919
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   15       -23      1966


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JANUARY 29 2016.......SUNRISE   730 AM CST   SUNSET   526 PM CST
JANUARY 30 2016.......SUNRISE   729 AM CST   SUNSET   527 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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