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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
528 PM CDT SUN OCT 22 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 22 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         67    359 PM  87    1899  61      6       73
  MINIMUM         50    729 AM  21    1976  41      9       42
  AVERAGE         59                        51      8       58

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             2.23 2009   0.09  -0.09     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    4.47                      1.88   2.59     0.82
  SINCE SEP 1      7.26                      4.93   2.33     6.32
  SINCE JAN 1     29.50                     31.65  -2.15    31.65

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           0.5  1888   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.2   -0.2      0.0
  SINCE SEP 1      0.0                       0.2   -0.2      0.0
  SINCE JUL 1      0.0                       0.2   -0.2      0.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            6                        14     -8        7
  MONTH TO DATE  104                       238   -134      121
  SINCE SEP 1    126                       332   -206      142
  SINCE JUL 1    126                       338   -212      142

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE   20                        11      9       30
  SINCE SEP 1    226                       124    102      247
  SINCE JAN 1   1306                      1063    243     1444
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    15   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (290)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    19   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (300)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT RAIN


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    86           600 AM
 LOWEST     28           400 PM
 AVERAGE    57

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   60        84      1899
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   41        21      1937
                                             1895


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
OCTOBER 22 2017.......SUNRISE   735 AM CDT   SUNSET   622 PM CDT
OCTOBER 23 2017.......SUNRISE   736 AM CDT   SUNSET   621 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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