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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
132 AM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 2 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         65    102 PM  90    1952  68     -3       68
  MINIMUM         41    546 AM  30    1967  48     -7       56
                                      1908
  AVERAGE         53                        58     -5       62

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             1.74 1944   0.16  -0.16      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.08                      0.31  -0.23     0.03
  SINCE MAR 1      5.43                      6.47  -1.04     3.03
  SINCE JAN 1      7.20                      8.75  -1.55     5.05

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           T    1976   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       12                         8      4        3
  MONTH TO DATE   29                        16     13        9
  SINCE MAR 1    924                      1224   -300      979
  SINCE JUL 1   4907                      6055  -1148     5817

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         2     -2        0
  SINCE MAR 1     19                        16      3        7
  SINCE JAN 1     19                        16      3        7
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    15   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (20)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    18   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (20)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     4.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    89           300 AM
 LOWEST     37           100 PM
 AVERAGE    63

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   69        88      1949
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   48        29      1907


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  3 2016...........SUNRISE   608 AM CDT   SUNSET   815 PM CDT
MAY  4 2016...........SUNRISE   607 AM CDT   SUNSET   816 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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