Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
132 AM CDT FRI MAY 13 2016


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 12 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         67    451 PM  94    1956  71     -4       69
  MINIMUM         50   1159 PM  32    1946  51     -1       43
  AVERAGE         59                        61     -2       56

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          2.27 2005   0.16  -0.16     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.76                      1.86  -1.10     0.67
  SINCE MAR 1      6.11                      8.02  -1.91     3.67
  SINCE JAN 1      7.88                     10.30  -2.42     5.69

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0          MM      MM   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        6                         5      1        9
  MONTH TO DATE   61                        81    -20       33
  SINCE MAR 1    956                      1289   -333     1003
  SINCE JUL 1   4939                      6120  -1181     5841

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    9                        12     -3       32
  SINCE MAR 1     28                        26      2       39
  SINCE JAN 1     28                        26      2       39
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    30   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (310)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    36   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (300)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    12.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93          1200 AM
 LOWEST     40           300 PM
 AVERAGE    67

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   72        92      1956
                                             1915
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   51        32      1997


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 13 2016...........SUNRISE   557 AM CDT   SUNSET   826 PM CDT
MAY 14 2016...........SUNRISE   556 AM CDT   SUNSET   827 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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