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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
541 PM CDT FRI JUL 17 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JULY 17 2015...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2015


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         95    430 PM 104    1936  86      9       80
  MINIMUM         74    504 AM  49    1911  67      7       59
  AVERAGE         85                        76      9       70

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          2.84 1996   0.14  -0.14     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    2.14                      2.58  -0.44     2.26
  SINCE JUN 1     10.54                      7.52   3.02     9.75
  SINCE JAN 1     19.89                     20.70  -0.81    20.90

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        2
  SINCE JUN 1      3                        17    -14        2
  SINCE JUL 1      0                         0      0        2

 COOLING
  TODAY           20                        12      8        5
  MONTH TO DATE  168                       193    -25      118
  SINCE JUN 1    425                       414     11      374
  SINCE JAN 1    505                       490     15      505
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    14   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (190)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    19   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (190)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     5.3


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.1


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    94           200 AM
 LOWEST     46           400 PM
 AVERAGE    70

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   86       104      1934
                                             1930
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   67        55      1882


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JULY 17 2015..........SUNRISE   555 AM CDT   SUNSET   846 PM CDT
JULY 18 2015..........SUNRISE   556 AM CDT   SUNSET   845 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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