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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
131 AM CDT TUE MAY 16 2017

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 15 2017...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         91R   352 PM  91    2012  72     19       68
                                      1941
  MINIMUM         67    525 AM  35    1997  52     15       40
                                      1959
  AVERAGE         79                        62     17       54

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          2.52 1943   0.15  -0.15     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    1.82                      2.32  -0.50     0.91
  SINCE MAR 1      9.45                      8.48   0.97     6.26
  SINCE JAN 1     11.96                     10.76   1.20     8.03

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           0.1  1907   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
  YESTERDAY        0                         5     -5       11
  MONTH TO DATE   63                        96    -33       94
  SINCE MAR 1   1078                      1304   -226      989
  SINCE JUL 1   4778                      6135  -1357     4972

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY       14                         2     12        0
  MONTH TO DATE   33                        18     15        9
  SINCE MAR 1     48                        32     16       28
  SINCE JAN 1     48                        32     16       28
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    23   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (190)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    33   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (180)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    12.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    78           600 AM
 LOWEST     41           500 PM
 AVERAGE    60

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   72        90      1939
                                             1936
                                             1894
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   52        33      1890


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 16 2017...........SUNRISE   554 AM CDT   SUNSET   828 PM CDT
MAY 17 2017...........SUNRISE   553 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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