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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
527 PM CST WED JAN 4 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 4 2017...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         15    242 PM  55    1880  31    -16       27
  MINIMUM          5    854 AM -25    1884  15    -10       19
  AVERAGE         10                        23    -13       23

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.96 1910   0.04  -0.04     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.01                      0.14  -0.13     0.00
  SINCE DEC 1      1.42                      1.56  -0.14     5.44
  SINCE JAN 1      0.01                      0.14  -0.13     0.00

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           9.0  1910   0.2   -0.2      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         1.0   -1.0      0.0
  SINCE DEC 1      3.8                      10.0   -6.2      7.8
  SINCE JUL 1      3.8                      12.9   -9.1     14.7
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           55                        42     13       42
  MONTH TO DATE  162                       168     -6      163
  SINCE DEC 1   1322                      1377    -55     1048
  SINCE JUL 1   2005                      2635   -630     1929

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    24   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (330)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    30   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (310)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    14.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    76           300 AM
 LOWEST     46          1200 PM
 AVERAGE    61

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   31        65      2012
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   15       -30      1884


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JANUARY  4 2017.......SUNRISE   741 AM CST   SUNSET   458 PM CST
JANUARY  5 2017.......SUNRISE   741 AM CST   SUNSET   459 PM CST


-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.




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