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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
525 PM CDT SUN OCT 15 2017

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 15 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         59    348 PM  89    1938  64     -5       71
  MINIMUM         47    813 AM  28    1952  43      4       63
                                      1893
  AVERAGE         53                        53      0       67

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          2.75 1880   0.09  -0.09     0.04
  MONTH TO DATE    3.51                      1.27   2.24     0.82
  SINCE SEP 1      6.30                      4.32   1.98     6.32
  SINCE JAN 1     28.54                     31.04  -2.50    31.65

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           0.2  1937   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.1   -0.1      0.0
  SINCE SEP 1      0.0                       0.1   -0.1      0.0
  SINCE JUL 1      0.0                       0.1   -0.1      0.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           12                        12      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE   80                       145    -65       77
  SINCE SEP 1    102                       239   -137       98
  SINCE JUL 1    102                       245   -143       98

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        2
  MONTH TO DATE   19                        11      8       13
  SINCE SEP 1    225                       124    101      230
  SINCE JAN 1   1305                      1063    242     1427
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    37   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (310)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    46   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    16.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    80           100 AM
 LOWEST     36           400 PM
 AVERAGE    58

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   63        87      1950
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   43        26      1943


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
OCTOBER 15 2017.......SUNRISE   727 AM CDT   SUNSET   633 PM CDT
OCTOBER 16 2017.......SUNRISE   728 AM CDT   SUNSET   631 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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