Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
129 AM CDT SAT OCT 28 2017

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 27 2017...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         39    759 AM  84    1927  58    -19       63
  MINIMUM         34   1159 PM  14    1925  39     -5       44
  AVERAGE         37                        49    -12       54

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             1.65 1918   0.08  -0.08     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    4.48                      2.31   2.17     0.91
  SINCE SEP 1      7.27                      5.36   1.91     6.41
  SINCE JAN 1     29.51                     32.08  -2.57    31.74

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             7.4  1980   0.0    0.0      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
  YESTERDAY       28                        16     12       11
  MONTH TO DATE  188                       315   -127      166
  SINCE SEP 1    210                       409   -199      187
  SINCE JUL 1    210                       415   -205      187

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE   20                        11      9       30
  SINCE SEP 1    226                       124    102      247
  SINCE JAN 1   1306                      1063    243     1444
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    31   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (300)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    42   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (300)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    22.3


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT SNOW


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    89          1000 AM
 LOWEST     54          1200 AM
 AVERAGE    72

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   58        84      1927
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   39         7      1925


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
OCTOBER 28 2017.......SUNRISE   742 AM CDT   SUNSET   614 PM CDT
OCTOBER 29 2017.......SUNRISE   743 AM CDT   SUNSET   613 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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