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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
528 PM CDT SUN OCT 29 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 29 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         53    356 PM  89    1937  57     -4       78
  MINIMUM         28    150 AM  11    1925  39    -11       56
  AVERAGE         41                        48     -7       67

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             1.94 1896   0.09  -0.09     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    4.48                      2.48   2.00     0.91
  SINCE SEP 1      7.27                      5.53   1.74     6.41
  SINCE JAN 1     29.51                     32.25  -2.74    31.74

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY           MM             2.5  1923   0.0   MM        0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.3   -0.3      0.0
  SINCE SEP 1      T                         0.3   -0.3      0.0
  SINCE JUL 1      T                         0.3   -0.3      0.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           24                        17      7        0
  MONTH TO DATE  239                       349   -110      166
  SINCE SEP 1    261                       443   -182      187
  SINCE JUL 1    261                       449   -188      187

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        2
  MONTH TO DATE   20                        11      9       33
  SINCE SEP 1    226                       124    102      250
  SINCE JAN 1   1306                      1063    243     1447
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    14   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (160)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    19   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     E (100)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.0


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT RAIN


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    69          1200 AM
 LOWEST     37          1100 AM
 AVERAGE    53

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   57        85      1950
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   38         8      1925


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
OCTOBER 29 2017.......SUNRISE   743 AM CDT   SUNSET   613 PM CDT
OCTOBER 30 2017.......SUNRISE   744 AM CDT   SUNSET   612 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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