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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
530 PM CST THU JAN 28 2016


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 28 2016...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         40   1119 AM  56    1931  32      8       52
  MINIMUM         33    203 AM -20    1885  15     18       30
  AVERAGE         37                        23     14       41

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.82 1989   0.03  -0.03     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.68                      0.89  -0.21     0.60
  SINCE DEC 1      6.12                      2.31   3.81     1.63
  SINCE JAN 1      0.68                      0.89  -0.21     0.60

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           1.8  1918   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    4.0                       7.6   -3.6      6.5
  SINCE DEC 1     11.8                      16.6   -4.8      8.4
  SINCE JUL 1     18.7                      19.5   -0.8     14.2
  SNOW DEPTH       T

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           28                        42    -14       24
  MONTH TO DATE 1185                      1190     -5     1087
  SINCE DEC 1   2070                      2399   -329     2106
  SINCE JUL 1   2951                      3657   -706     3423

 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    23   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (320)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    29   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    12.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    75           200 AM
 LOWEST     64           500 AM
 AVERAGE    70

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   32        62      1919
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   15       -23      1966


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JANUARY 28 2016.......SUNRISE   730 AM CST   SUNSET   525 PM CST
JANUARY 29 2016.......SUNRISE   730 AM CST   SUNSET   526 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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