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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1253 AM CST WED NOV 16 2016


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR NOVEMBER 15 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         68    258 PM  75    1950  48     20       60
  MINIMUM         33    431 AM   1    1940  31      2       42
  AVERAGE         51                        40     11       51

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          1.74 1988   0.08  -0.08     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.09                      1.22  -1.13     0.34
  SINCE SEP 1      6.50                      6.91  -0.41     7.00
  SINCE JAN 1     31.83                     33.63  -1.80    36.17

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           2.0  2014   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.6   -0.6       T
  SINCE SEP 1      0.0                       1.0   -1.0       T
  SINCE JUL 1      0.0                       1.0   -1.0       T
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       14                        25    -11       14
  MONTH TO DATE  161                       326   -165      190
  SINCE SEP 1    367                       804   -437      496
  SINCE JUL 1    367                       810   -443      498

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    1                         0      1        1
  SINCE SEP 1    251                       127    124      259
  SINCE JAN 1   1448                      1066    382     1211
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    18   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SW (240)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    23   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SW (220)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    92           200 AM
 LOWEST     42           200 PM
 AVERAGE    67

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   48        76      2001
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   30         0      1959


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
NOVEMBER 16 2016......SUNRISE   705 AM CST   SUNSET   453 PM CST
NOVEMBER 17 2016......SUNRISE   706 AM CST   SUNSET   453 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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