Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
150 AM CDT TUE AUG 4 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 3 2015...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         84    401 PM 105    1930  85     -1       88
  MINIMUM         67   1159 PM  50    1927  66      1       68
  AVERAGE         76                        76      0       78

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          2.54 2004   0.13  -0.13     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.05                      0.41  -0.36     0.00
  SINCE JUN 1     15.62                      9.82   5.80     9.86
  SINCE JAN 1     24.97                     23.00   1.97    21.01

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        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
  YESTERDAY        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
  YESTERDAY       11                        11      0       13
  MONTH TO DATE   42                        33      9       31
  SINCE JUN 1    652                       603     49      540
  SINCE JAN 1    732                       679     53      671
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    13   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (20)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    17   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (30)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     4.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    68          1200 AM
 LOWEST     34           200 PM
 AVERAGE    51

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   85       110      1918
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   66        47      1894


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
AUGUST  4 2015........SUNRISE   612 AM CDT   SUNSET   829 PM CDT
AUGUST  5 2015........SUNRISE   613 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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