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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
544 PM CST SAT JAN 21 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 21 2017...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         47    238 PM  58    1992  31     16       28
  MINIMUM         41    254 AM -26    1883  14     27       16
  AVERAGE         44                        22     22       22

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.15          0.42 1973   0.03   0.12     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    1.52                      0.66   0.86     0.58
  SINCE DEC 1      2.93                      2.08   0.85     6.02
  SINCE JAN 1      1.52                      0.66   0.86     0.58

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY           MM             6.0  1973   0.3   MM        0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.1                       5.6   -5.5      2.7
  SINCE DEC 1      3.9                      14.6  -10.7     10.5
  SINCE JUL 1      3.9                      17.5  -13.6     17.4
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           21                        43    -22       43
  MONTH TO DATE  815                       896    -81      933
  SINCE DEC 1   1975                      2105   -130     1818
  SINCE JUL 1   2658                      3363   -705     2699

 COOLING
  TODAY            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    18   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (250)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    23   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SW (240)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           400 AM
 LOWEST     76           300 PM
 AVERAGE    88

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   31        59      2002
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   14       -23      1883


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JANUARY 21 2017.......SUNRISE   735 AM CST   SUNSET   517 PM CST
JANUARY 22 2017.......SUNRISE   735 AM CST   SUNSET   518 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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