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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
126 AM CDT MON MAY 15 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 14 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         85    428 PM  94    2013  72     13       59
  MINIMUM         56    449 AM  34    1888  52      4       40
  AVERAGE         71                        62      9       50

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          1.67 1909   0.15  -0.15      T
  MONTH TO DATE    1.82                      2.17  -0.35     0.91
  SINCE MAR 1      9.45                      8.33   1.12     6.26
  SINCE JAN 1     11.96                     10.61   1.35     8.03

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           T    1993   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       15
  MONTH TO DATE   63                        91    -28       83
  SINCE MAR 1   1078                      1299   -221      978
  SINCE JUL 1   4778                      6130  -1352     4961

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        6                         2      4        0
  MONTH TO DATE   19                        16      3        9
  SINCE MAR 1     34                        30      4       28
  SINCE JAN 1     34                        30      4       28
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    22   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (180)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    28   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (200)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    11.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    80           400 AM
 LOWEST     37           500 PM
 AVERAGE    59

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   72        91      2012
                                             1941
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   52        35      1997
                                             1959


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 15 2017...........SUNRISE   555 AM CDT   SUNSET   827 PM CDT
MAY 16 2017...........SUNRISE   554 AM CDT   SUNSET   828 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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