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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
528 PM CDT SUN MAY 22 2016


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 22 2016...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2016


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         82    319 PM  98    1925  74      8       78
  MINIMUM         50    439 AM  33    1963  54     -4       50
  AVERAGE         66                        64      2       64

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          2.01 1952   0.16  -0.16      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.97                      3.40  -2.43     1.94
  SINCE MAR 1      6.32                      9.56  -3.24     4.94
  SINCE JAN 1      8.09                     11.84  -3.75     6.96

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 MAR 1      0.3                       7.0   -6.7       T
  SINCE JUL 1     30.3                      35.3   -5.0     29.1
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            0                         3     -3        1
  MONTH TO DATE  128                       124      4       95
  SINCE MAR 1   1023                      1332   -309     1065
  SINCE JUL 1   5006                      6163  -1157     5903

 COOLING
  TODAY            1                         3     -2        0
  MONTH TO DATE   10                        33    -23       47
  SINCE MAR 1     29                        47    -18       54
  SINCE JAN 1     29                        47    -18       54
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    22   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (160)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    29   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (120)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    77           500 AM
 LOWEST     22           300 PM
 AVERAGE    50

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   75        92      1939
                                             1885
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   55        32      1963


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 22 2016...........SUNRISE   549 AM CDT   SUNSET   834 PM CDT
MAY 23 2016...........SUNRISE   548 AM CDT   SUNSET   835 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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