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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1248 AM CST TUE JAN 23 2018


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 22 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   1140 AM  59    2002  31     16       39
  MINIMUM         30   1159 PM -23    1883  14     16       29
  AVERAGE         39                        22     17       34

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.37          0.56 1982   0.03   0.34      T
  MONTH TO DATE    1.02                      0.69   0.33     1.52
  SINCE DEC 1      1.44                      2.11  -0.67     2.93
  SINCE JAN 1      1.02                      0.69   0.33     1.52

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.3           3.8  1973   0.3    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    3.5                       5.9   -2.4      0.1
  SINCE DEC 1     10.2                      14.9   -4.7      3.9
  SINCE JUL 1     10.2                      17.8   -7.6      3.9
  SNOW DEPTH       T

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       26                        42    -16       31
  MONTH TO DATE 1013                       938     75      851
  SINCE DEC 1   2190                      2147     43     2011
  SINCE JUL 1   3245                      3405   -160     2694

 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    24   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (340)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    32   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (350)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    12.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           700 AM
 LOWEST     82           100 PM
 AVERAGE    91

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   31        59      1909
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   14       -22      1963


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JANUARY 23 2018.......SUNRISE   734 AM CST   SUNSET   519 PM CST
JANUARY 24 2018.......SUNRISE   733 AM CST   SUNSET   521 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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