Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
534 PM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 24 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         72    359 PM  97    1939  75     -3       81
  MINIMUM         60    513 AM  36    1924  55      5       61
  AVERAGE         66                        65      1       71

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.71          2.62 1922   0.14   0.57     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    2.66                      3.69  -1.03     2.73
  SINCE MAR 1      5.66                      9.85  -4.19     8.14
  SINCE JAN 1      7.68                     12.13  -4.45    10.48

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                       130    -35      137
  SINCE MAR 1   1065                      1338   -273     1480
  SINCE JUL 1   5903                      6169   -266     6787

 COOLING
  TODAY            1                         3     -2        6
  MONTH TO DATE   50                        39     11       50
  SINCE MAR 1     57                        53      4       62
  SINCE JAN 1     57                        53      4       62
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    20   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (140)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    26   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     E (110)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    10.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93          1000 AM
 LOWEST     59          1200 AM
 AVERAGE    76

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   75        98      1967
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   55        34      1925


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 24 2015...........SUNRISE   548 AM CDT   SUNSET   835 PM CDT
MAY 25 2015...........SUNRISE   547 AM CDT   SUNSET   836 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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