Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
525 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 25 2015...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         81    317 PM  98    1967  75      6       81
  MINIMUM         64    613 AM  34    1925  55      9       63
  AVERAGE         73                        65      8       72

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.11          2.40 1960   0.15  -0.04     0.45
  MONTH TO DATE    2.77                      3.84  -1.07     3.18
  SINCE MAR 1      5.77                     10.00  -4.23     8.59
  SINCE JAN 1      7.79                     12.28  -4.49    10.93

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0          MM      MM   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0       T
  SINCE MAR 1      T                         7.0   -7.0      6.4
  SINCE JUL 1     29.1                      35.3   -6.2     48.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            0                         3     -3        0
  MONTH TO DATE   95                       133    -38      137
  SINCE MAR 1   1065                      1341   -276     1480
  SINCE JUL 1   5903                      6172   -269     6787

 COOLING
  TODAY            8                         3      5        7
  MONTH TO DATE   58                        42     16       57
  SINCE MAR 1     65                        56      9       69
  SINCE JAN 1     65                        56      9       69
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    24   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SW (230)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    30   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SW (220)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    15.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           700 AM
 LOWEST     52           100 PM
 AVERAGE    73

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   75        93      1985
                                             1967
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   56        39      1961


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 25 2015...........SUNRISE   547 AM CDT   SUNSET   836 PM CDT
MAY 26 2015...........SUNRISE   547 AM CDT   SUNSET   837 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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