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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
129 AM CDT SAT MAY 14 2016


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 13 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2016


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         71   1006 AM  92    1956  72     -1       73
                                      1915
  MINIMUM         44   1159 PM  32    1997  51     -7       49
  AVERAGE         58                        61     -3       61

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.15          2.51 1970   0.16  -0.01      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.91                      2.02  -1.11     0.67
  SINCE MAR 1      6.26                      8.18  -1.92     3.67
  SINCE JAN 1      8.03                     10.46  -2.43     5.69

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           0.1  1918   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      0.3                       7.0   -6.7       T
  SINCE JUL 1     30.3                      35.3   -5.0     29.1
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        7                         5      2        4
  MONTH TO DATE   68                        86    -18       37
  SINCE MAR 1    963                      1294   -331     1007
  SINCE JUL 1   4946                      6125  -1179     5845

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         2     -2        0
  MONTH TO DATE    9                        14     -5       32
  SINCE MAR 1     28                        28      0       39
  SINCE JAN 1     28                        28      0       39
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    29   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (350)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    36   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (360)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    10.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  LIGHT RAIN
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    86           500 AM
 LOWEST     37          1000 AM
 AVERAGE    62

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   72        94      2013
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   52        34      1888


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 14 2016...........SUNRISE   556 AM CDT   SUNSET   827 PM CDT
MAY 15 2016...........SUNRISE   555 AM CDT   SUNSET   828 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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