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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
528 PM CDT MON AUG 31 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 31 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         88    313 PM  99    1913  82      6       89
  MINIMUM         68    643 AM  45    1967  62      6       67
                                      1915
  AVERAGE         78                        72      6       78

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          2.80 1977   0.12  -0.12     1.85
  MONTH TO DATE    4.25                      4.13   0.12    11.36
  SINCE JUN 1     19.82                     13.54   6.28    21.22
  SINCE JAN 1     29.17                     26.72   2.45    32.37

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                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    2                         1      1        0
  SINCE JUN 1      5                        23    -18        2
  SINCE JUL 1      2                         6     -4        2

 COOLING
  TODAY           13                         7      6       13
  MONTH TO DATE  262                       293    -31      329
  SINCE JUN 1    872                       863      9      838
  SINCE JAN 1    952                       939     13      969
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    16   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (170)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    20   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (180)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.1


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  FOG
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    90           100 AM
 LOWEST     55           400 PM
 AVERAGE    73

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   81        99      1913
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   61        38      1949


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
AUGUST 31 2015........SUNRISE   639 AM CDT   SUNSET   750 PM CDT
SEPTEMBER  1 2015.....SUNRISE   640 AM CDT   SUNSET   748 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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