Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
710 AM CST FRI JAN 1 2016

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...THE DES MOINES ASOS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             110   07/25/1936
                        08/04/1918
 LOW              -30   01/05/1884
HIGHEST            97   07/13        98      -1
LOWEST            -10   02/05       -15       5
AVG. MAXIMUM     62.6              60.4     2.2
AVG. MINIMUM     43.9              41.5     2.4
MEAN             53.3              50.9     2.4
DAYS MAX >= 90     17              18.4    -1.4
DAYS MAX <= 32     35              44.2    -9.2
DAYS MIN <= 32    104             124.7   -20.7
DAYS MIN <= 0      13              11.1     1.9

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        56.81   1881
 MINIMUM        17.07   1956
TOTALS          44.63             36.02    8.61
DAILY AVG.       0.12              0.10    0.02
DAYS >= .01       113             113.4    -0.4
DAYS >= .10        66              66.0     0.0
DAYS >= .50        29              23.0     6.0
DAYS >= 1.00       12               8.5     3.5


SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
  MAXIMUM        78.2   1886
  MINIMUM         2.3   1889

TOTALS           36.1              35.3     0.8

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    5345
COOLING TOTAL    1211
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    43/320    DATE  01/08
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    57/290    DATE  11/11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     64

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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