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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
527 PM CDT THU SEP 21 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR SEPTEMBER 21 2017...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2017


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         89    359 PM  95    1937  74     15       93
  MINIMUM         67    538 AM  35    1995  53     14       75
                                      1918
  AVERAGE         78                        63     15       84

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.16          1.59 1914   0.10   0.06     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    1.21                      2.23  -1.02     3.82
  SINCE SEP 1      1.21                      2.23  -1.02     3.82
  SINCE JAN 1     23.45                     28.95  -5.50    29.15

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 SEP 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                         4     -4        0
  MONTH TO DATE   12                        43    -31        0
  SINCE SEP 1     12                        43    -31        0
  SINCE JUL 1     12                        49    -37        0

 COOLING
  TODAY           13                         2     11       19
  MONTH TO DATE  143                        96     47      173
  SINCE SEP 1    143                        96     47      173
  SINCE JAN 1   1223                      1035    188     1370
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    26   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (170)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    35   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (160)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    13.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    97           700 AM
 LOWEST     56           300 PM
 AVERAGE    77

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   74        98      1937
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   52        31      1995


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
SEPTEMBER 21 2017.....SUNRISE   701 AM CDT   SUNSET   713 PM CDT
SEPTEMBER 22 2017.....SUNRISE   702 AM CDT   SUNSET   711 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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