Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1232 AM CST SAT JAN 20 2018

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 19 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2018


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         47    412 PM  57    1914  31     16       40
  MINIMUM         29    110 AM -26    1892  14     15       32
  AVERAGE         38                        22     16       36

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          0.50 1935   0.03  -0.03     0.04
  MONTH TO DATE    0.21                      0.60  -0.39     1.31
  SINCE DEC 1      0.63                      2.02  -1.39     2.72
  SINCE JAN 1      0.21                      0.60  -0.39     1.31

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           4.1  1938   0.2   -0.2      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    3.2                       5.0   -1.8      0.1
  SINCE DEC 1      9.9                      14.0   -4.1      3.9
  SINCE JUL 1      9.9                      16.9   -7.0      3.9
  SNOW DEPTH       1

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       27                        43    -16       29
  MONTH TO DATE  937                       810    127      769
  SINCE DEC 1   2114                      2019     95     1929
  SINCE JUL 1   3169                      3277   -108     2612

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    21   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (200)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    26   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (200)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    10.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    75           100 AM
 LOWEST     45           200 PM
 AVERAGE    60

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   31        64      1895
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   14       -20      1985
                                             1883


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JANUARY 20 2018.......SUNRISE   736 AM CST   SUNSET   516 PM CST
JANUARY 21 2018.......SUNRISE   735 AM CST   SUNSET   517 PM CST


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




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