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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
537 PM CST FRI JAN 6 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 6 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         16    407 PM  54    2012  31    -15       35
                                      1961
                                      1933
  MINIMUM         -3    757 AM -19    1912  15    -18       27
  AVERAGE          7                        23    -16       31

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             0.38 1995   0.03  -0.03     0.07
  MONTH TO DATE    0.01                      0.20  -0.19     0.07
  SINCE DEC 1      1.42                      1.62  -0.20     5.51
  SINCE JAN 1      0.01                      0.20  -0.19     0.07

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY           MM             5.7  1995   0.2   MM         T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.1                       1.5   -1.4       T
  SINCE DEC 1      3.9                      10.5   -6.6      7.8
  SINCE JUL 1      3.9                      13.4   -9.5     14.7
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           58                        42     16       34
  MONTH TO DATE  277                       252     25      236
  SINCE DEC 1   1437                      1461    -24     1121
  SINCE JUL 1   2120                      2719   -599     2002

 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    16   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (320)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    20   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (310)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.2


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT SNOW


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    72          1200 AM
 LOWEST     48           200 PM
 AVERAGE    60

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   31        59      2003
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   14       -25      1912


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JANUARY  6 2017.......SUNRISE   741 AM CST   SUNSET   500 PM CST
JANUARY  7 2017.......SUNRISE   741 AM CST   SUNSET   501 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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