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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
526 PM CST WED JAN 17 2018

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 17 2018...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2018


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         25    431 PM  59    1989  31     -6       37
  MINIMUM         -3    643 AM -19    1930  14    -17       32
  AVERAGE         11                        22    -11       35

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.45 1996   0.03  -0.03      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.21                      0.54  -0.33     1.27
  SINCE DEC 1      0.63                      1.96  -1.33     2.68
  SINCE JAN 1      0.21                      0.54  -0.33     1.27

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           6.0  1936   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    3.2                       4.5   -1.3      0.1
  SINCE DEC 1      9.9                      13.5   -3.6      3.9
  SINCE JUL 1      9.9                      16.4   -6.5      3.9
  SNOW DEPTH       2

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           54                        43     11       30
  MONTH TO DATE  873                       724    149      714
  SINCE DEC 1   2050                      1933    117     1874
  SINCE JUL 1   3105                      3191    -86     2557

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    24   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SW (240)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    29   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SW (240)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.1


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    87           900 AM
 LOWEST     50           200 PM
 AVERAGE    69

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   31        63      1880
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   14       -21      1887


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JANUARY 17 2018.......SUNRISE   738 AM CST   SUNSET   512 PM CST
JANUARY 18 2018.......SUNRISE   737 AM CST   SUNSET   513 PM CST


-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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