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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
129 AM CDT TUE MAY 10 2016

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 9 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         66    650 PM  94    1895  70     -4       75
  MINIMUM         58    608 AM  32    1923  50      8       53
                                      1885
  AVERAGE         62                        60      2       64

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.33          3.23 1996   0.16   0.17     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.42                      1.38  -0.96     0.18
  SINCE MAR 1      5.77                      7.54  -1.77     3.18
  SINCE JAN 1      7.54                      9.82  -2.28     5.20

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           T    1945   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      0.3                       7.0   -6.7       T
  SINCE JUL 1     30.3                      35.3   -5.0     29.1
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        3                         6     -3        1
  MONTH TO DATE   54                        64    -10       12
  SINCE MAR 1    949                      1272   -323      982
  SINCE JUL 1   4932                      6103  -1171     5820

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    5                         9     -4       31
  SINCE MAR 1     24                        23      1       38
  SINCE JAN 1     24                        23      1       38
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    17   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (120)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    24   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (130)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    11.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           600 AM
 LOWEST     72          1200 AM
 AVERAGE    83

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   71        95      2011
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   50        32      1966


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 10 2016...........SUNRISE   600 AM CDT   SUNSET   823 PM CDT
MAY 11 2016...........SUNRISE   559 AM CDT   SUNSET   824 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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