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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
526 PM CDT THU MAY 28 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 28 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         78   1224 PM  92    1895  76      2       84
  MINIMUM         62    424 AM  32    1947  56      6       60
  AVERAGE         70                        66      4       72

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             2.34 1947   0.15  -0.15     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    4.12                      4.28  -0.16     3.39
  SINCE MAR 1      7.12                     10.44  -3.32     8.80
  SINCE JAN 1      9.14                     12.72  -3.58    11.14

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           T    1947   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0       T
  SINCE MAR 1      T                         7.0   -7.0      6.4
  SINCE JUL 1     29.1                      35.3   -6.2     48.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            0                         2     -2        0
  MONTH TO DATE   95                       140    -45      137
  SINCE MAR 1   1065                      1348   -283     1480
  SINCE JUL 1   5903                      6179   -276     6787

 COOLING
  TODAY            5                         3      2        7
  MONTH TO DATE   69                        51     18       80
  SINCE MAR 1     76                        65     11       92
  SINCE JAN 1     76                        65     11       92
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    22   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (150)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    25   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (140)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    10.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT RAIN


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    78           200 AM
 LOWEST     50          1200 PM
 AVERAGE    64

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   76       104      1934
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   57        32      1947


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 28 2015...........SUNRISE   545 AM CDT   SUNSET   839 PM CDT
MAY 29 2015...........SUNRISE   545 AM CDT   SUNSET   840 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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