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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
526 PM CDT TUE AUG 2 2016


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 2 2016...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         85    327 PM 100    1964  85      0       93
                                      1930
  MINIMUM         70    243 AM  51    1907  67      3       73
  AVERAGE         78                        76      2       83

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.73          1.90 1928   0.14   0.59     0.05
  MONTH TO DATE    1.07                      0.28   0.79     0.05
  SINCE JUN 1      9.52                      9.69  -0.17    15.62
  SINCE JAN 1     20.76                     22.87  -2.11    24.97

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      0                        18    -18        3
  SINCE JUL 1      0                         1     -1        0

 COOLING
  TODAY           13                        11      2       18
  MONTH TO DATE   22                        22      0       31
  SINCE JUN 1    774                       592    182      641
  SINCE JAN 1    867                       668    199      721
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    23   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (160)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    28   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (160)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  HEAVY RAIN
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    97           200 AM
 LOWEST     61           300 PM
 AVERAGE    79

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   85       105      1930
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   66        50      1927


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
AUGUST  2 2016........SUNRISE   611 AM CDT   SUNSET   830 PM CDT
AUGUST  3 2016........SUNRISE   612 AM CDT   SUNSET   829 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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