Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
128 AM CDT THU MAY 11 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 10 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         71    437 PM  95    2011  71      0       77
  MINIMUM         59    816 AM  32    1966  50      9       61
  AVERAGE         65                        60      5       69

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        1.54          2.83 1912   0.16   1.38      T
  MONTH TO DATE    1.82                      1.54   0.28     0.42
  SINCE MAR 1      9.45                      7.70   1.75     5.77
  SINCE JAN 1     11.96                      9.98   1.98     7.54

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           T    1966   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      3.6                       7.0   -3.4      0.3
  SINCE JUL 1     14.3                      35.3  -21.0     30.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        0                         6     -6        0
  MONTH TO DATE   61                        70     -9       54
  SINCE MAR 1   1076                      1278   -202      949
  SINCE JUL 1   4776                      6109  -1333     4932

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        4
  MONTH TO DATE   10                        10      0        9
  SINCE MAR 1     25                        24      1       28
  SINCE JAN 1     25                        24      1       28
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    28   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (300)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    33   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (300)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    90           400 AM
 LOWEST     66          1200 AM
 AVERAGE    78

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   71        93      2000
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   51        30      1946


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 11 2017...........SUNRISE   559 AM CDT   SUNSET   823 PM CDT
MAY 12 2017...........SUNRISE   558 AM CDT   SUNSET   824 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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