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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
531 PM CDT TUE AUG 18 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 18 2015...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         72    204 AM 108    1936  84    -12       89
  MINIMUM         66    319 PM  47    1897  65      1       69
  AVERAGE         69                        74     -5       79

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            1.81R         1.22 1999   0.14   1.67     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    2.71                      2.46   0.25     2.31
  SINCE JUN 1     18.28                     11.87   6.41    12.17
  SINCE JAN 1     27.63                     25.05   2.58    23.32

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0          MM      MM   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE JUN 1      0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE JUL 1      0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JUN 1      3                        18    -15        2
  SINCE JUL 1      0                         1     -1        2

 COOLING
  TODAY            4                         9     -5       14
  MONTH TO DATE  213                       186     27      156
  SINCE JUN 1    823                       756     67      665
  SINCE JAN 1    903                       832     71      796
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    23   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (180)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    30   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (190)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           900 AM
 LOWEST     79           200 AM
 AVERAGE    86

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   84       101      1983
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   65        49      1950


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
AUGUST 18 2015........SUNRISE   626 AM CDT   SUNSET   810 PM CDT
AUGUST 19 2015........SUNRISE   627 AM CDT   SUNSET   809 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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