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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1233 AM CST SAT NOV 18 2017

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR NOVEMBER 17 2017...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         52    536 PM  76    2016  47      5       76
  MINIMUM         36   1242 AM  -2    1959  30      6       54
  AVERAGE         44                        38      6       65

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             1.85 1958   0.07  -0.07     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.04                      1.36  -1.32     0.09
  SINCE SEP 1      7.33                      7.05   0.28     6.50
  SINCE JAN 1     29.57                     33.77  -4.20    31.83

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           1.4  1957   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.7   -0.7      0.0
  SINCE SEP 1      T                         1.1   -1.1      0.0
  SINCE JUL 1      T                         1.1   -1.1      0.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       21                        27     -6        0
  MONTH TO DATE  450                       379     71      173
  SINCE SEP 1    770                       857    -87      379
  SINCE JUL 1    770                       863    -93      379

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        1
  SINCE SEP 1    226                       127     99      251
  SINCE JAN 1   1306                      1066    240     1448
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    20   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (160)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    24   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (160)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    10.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG
  FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           900 PM
 LOWEST     60           300 AM
 AVERAGE    80

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   47        76      1999
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   29         4      1891


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
NOVEMBER 18 2017......SUNRISE   707 AM CST   SUNSET   452 PM CST
NOVEMBER 19 2017......SUNRISE   708 AM CST   SUNSET   451 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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