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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
155 AM CDT THU AUG 17 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 16 2017...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         86    501 PM 108    1983  84      2       87
  MINIMUM         69    254 AM  52    1992  65      4       67
                                      1879
  AVERAGE         78                        75      3       77

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.01          2.04 1980   0.15  -0.14     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.90                      2.18  -1.28     3.10
  SINCE JUN 1      4.67                     11.59  -6.92    11.55
  SINCE JAN 1     19.64                     24.77  -5.13    22.79

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        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
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JUN 1      2                        18    -16        0
  SINCE JUL 1      0                         1     -1        0

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY       13                        10      3       12
  MONTH TO DATE  121                       167    -46      202
  SINCE JUN 1    889                       737    152      954
  SINCE JAN 1    969                       813    156     1047
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    21   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (250)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    26   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (260)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    11.2


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           400 AM
 LOWEST     51           500 PM
 AVERAGE    76

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   84       104      1988
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   65        47      1897


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
AUGUST 17 2017........SUNRISE   626 AM CDT   SUNSET   811 PM CDT
AUGUST 18 2017........SUNRISE   627 AM CDT   SUNSET   809 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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