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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
533 PM CST SUN JAN 1 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 1 2017...
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         38    439 PM  61    1897  31      7       36
  MINIMUM         19    507 AM -18    1887  15      4       17
  AVERAGE         29                        23      6       27

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.55 1942   0.04  -0.04     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.00                      0.04  -0.04     0.00
  SINCE DEC 1      1.41                      1.46  -0.05     5.44
  SINCE JAN 1      0.00                      0.04  -0.04     0.00

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0          19.8  1942   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.3   -0.3      0.0
  SINCE DEC 1      3.8                       9.3   -5.5      7.8
  SINCE JUL 1      3.8                      12.2   -8.4     14.7
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           36                        42     -6       38
  MONTH TO DATE   36                        42     -6       38
  SINCE DEC 1   1196                      1251    -55      923
  SINCE JUL 1   1879                      2509   -630     1804

 COOLING
  TODAY            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    15   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (200)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    17   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (200)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    84           200 AM
 LOWEST     52           200 PM
 AVERAGE    68

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   31        60      2004
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   15       -19      1887
                                             1885
                                             1879


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JANUARY  1 2017.......SUNRISE   741 AM CST   SUNSET   456 PM CST
JANUARY  2 2017.......SUNRISE   741 AM CST   SUNSET   457 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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