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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
226 AM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 24 2016...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         84    511 PM  97    1939  75      9       72
  MINIMUM         63    520 AM  36    1924  55      8       60
  AVERAGE         74                        65      9       66

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.12          2.62 1922   0.14  -0.02     0.71
  MONTH TO DATE    1.09                      3.69  -2.60     2.66
  SINCE MAR 1      6.44                      9.85  -3.41     5.66
  SINCE JAN 1      8.21                     12.13  -3.92     7.68

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 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
  YESTERDAY        0                         3     -3        0
  MONTH TO DATE  128                       130     -2       95
  SINCE MAR 1   1023                      1338   -315     1065
  SINCE JUL 1   5006                      6169  -1163     5903

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        9                         3      6        1
  MONTH TO DATE   24                        39    -15       50
  SINCE MAR 1     43                        53    -10       57
  SINCE JAN 1     43                        53    -10       57
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    15   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SW (220)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    20   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (200)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     5.1

SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7

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

RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           400 AM
 LOWEST     43           500 PM
 AVERAGE    68
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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   75        98      1967
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   55        34      1925

SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 25 2016...........SUNRISE   547 AM CDT   SUNSET   837 PM CDT
MAY 26 2016...........SUNRISE   546 AM CDT   SUNSET   838 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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