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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
526 PM CDT SUN SEP 18 2016

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR SEPTEMBER 18 2016...
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         86    200 PM  94    1895  75     11       73
  MINIMUM         58    616 AM  36    1916  54      4       53
                                      1901
  AVERAGE         72                        65      7       63

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          2.55 2015   0.10  -0.10     2.55
  MONTH TO DATE    3.82                      1.92   1.90     4.31
  SINCE SEP 1      3.82                      1.92   1.90     4.31
  SINCE JAN 1     29.15                     28.64   0.51    33.48

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 SEP 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                         3     -3        2
  MONTH TO DATE    0                        31    -31       12
  SINCE SEP 1      0                        31    -31       12
  SINCE JUL 1      0                        37    -37       14

 COOLING
  TODAY            7                         3      4        0
  MONTH TO DATE  131                        88     43      188
  SINCE SEP 1    131                        88     43      188
  SINCE JAN 1   1328                      1027    301     1140
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    22   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (190)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    29   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SW (210)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    10.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    87           300 AM
 LOWEST     31           200 PM
 AVERAGE    59

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   75        96      1948
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   54        33      1991
                                             1889


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
SEPTEMBER 18 2016.....SUNRISE   658 AM CDT   SUNSET   718 PM CDT
SEPTEMBER 19 2016.....SUNRISE   659 AM CDT   SUNSET   716 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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