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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
612 PM CST THU JAN 19 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 19 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         40    227 PM  57    1914  31      9       18
  MINIMUM         32    753 AM -26    1892  14     18        7
  AVERAGE         36                        22     14       13

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             0.50 1935   0.03  -0.03     0.10
  MONTH TO DATE    1.27                      0.60   0.67     0.58
  SINCE DEC 1      2.68                      2.02   0.66     6.02
  SINCE JAN 1      1.27                      0.60   0.67     0.58

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           4.1  1938   0.2   -0.2      2.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.1                       5.0   -4.9      2.7
  SINCE DEC 1      3.9                      14.0  -10.1     10.5
  SINCE JUL 1      3.9                      16.9  -13.0     17.4
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           29                        43    -14       52
  MONTH TO DATE  769                       810    -41      841
  SINCE DEC 1   1929                      2019    -90     1726
  SINCE JUL 1   2612                      3277   -665     2607

 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    14   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (190)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    17   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (190)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG
  FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100          1200 AM
 LOWEST     92           100 AM
 AVERAGE    96

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   31        64      1895
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   14       -20      1985
                                             1883


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JANUARY 19 2017.......SUNRISE   737 AM CST   SUNSET   515 PM CST
JANUARY 20 2017.......SUNRISE   736 AM CST   SUNSET   516 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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