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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1244 AM CST SUN JAN 31 2016


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 30 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         49    223 PM  65    2012  32     17       36
  MINIMUM         30    804 AM -17    1965  15     15       17
  AVERAGE         40                        23     17       27

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          0.35 2013   0.04  -0.04     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.68                      0.96  -0.28     0.60
  SINCE DEC 1      6.12                      2.38   3.74     1.63
  SINCE JAN 1      0.68                      0.96  -0.28     0.60

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           6.1  2013   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    4.0                       8.2   -4.2      6.5
  SINCE DEC 1     11.8                      17.2   -5.4      8.4
  SINCE JUL 1     18.7                      20.1   -1.4     14.2
  SNOW DEPTH       T

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       25                        42    -17       38
  MONTH TO DATE 1243                      1274    -31     1158
  SINCE DEC 1   2128                      2483   -355     2177
  SINCE JUL 1   3009                      3741   -732     3494

 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    14   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (310)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    17   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (150)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     5.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    92           800 AM
 LOWEST     61           100 PM
 AVERAGE    77

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   32        65      1989
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   15       -21      1996


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JANUARY 31 2016.......SUNRISE   728 AM CST   SUNSET   529 PM CST
FEBRUARY  1 2016......SUNRISE   727 AM CST   SUNSET   530 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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