Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
219 AM CDT SAT MAY 16 2015

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 15 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2015

WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         76    103 PM  91    2012  72      4       53
                                      1941
  MINIMUM         57    601 AM  35    1997  52      5       40
                                      1959
  AVERAGE         67                        62      5       47

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.10          2.52 1943   0.15  -0.05     0.19
  MONTH TO DATE    1.29                      2.32  -1.03     2.67
  SINCE MAR 1      4.29                      8.48  -4.19     8.08
  SINCE JAN 1      6.31                     10.76  -4.45    10.42

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           0.1  1907   0.0    0.0       T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0       T
  SINCE MAR 1      T                         7.0   -7.0      6.4
  SINCE JUL 1     29.1                      35.3   -6.2     48.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        0                         5     -5       18
  MONTH TO DATE   44                        96    -52      100
  SINCE MAR 1   1014                      1304   -290     1443
  SINCE JUL 1   5852                      6135   -283     6750

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        2                         2      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE   34                        18     16       18
  SINCE MAR 1     41                        32      9       30
  SINCE JAN 1     41                        32      9       30
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    15   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (140)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    18   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (150)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.0

SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0

WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG
  FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE

RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           700 AM
 LOWEST     64           100 PM
 AVERAGE    82
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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   72        90      1939
                                             1936
                                             1894
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   52        33      1890

SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 16 2015...........SUNRISE   555 AM CDT   SUNSET   828 PM CDT
MAY 17 2015...........SUNRISE   554 AM CDT   SUNSET   829 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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