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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
141 AM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 1 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2016

WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         51    432 PM  92    1887  68    -17       71
  MINIMUM         45    524 AM  27    1909  47     -2       47
  AVERAGE         48                        58    -10       59

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.08          1.18 1892   0.15  -0.07     0.03
  MONTH TO DATE    0.08                      0.15  -0.07     0.03
  SINCE MAR 1      5.43                      6.31  -0.88     3.03
  SINCE JAN 1      7.20                      8.59  -1.39     5.05

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           T    1940   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      0.3                       7.0   -6.7       T
  SINCE JUL 1     30.3                      35.3   -5.0     29.1
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       17                         8      9        6
  MONTH TO DATE   17                         8      9        6
  SINCE MAR 1    912                      1216   -304      976
  SINCE JUL 1   4895                      6047  -1152     5814

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         1     -1        0
  SINCE MAR 1     19                        15      4        7
  SINCE JAN 1     19                        15      4        7
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    17   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (20)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    22   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (50)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.9

SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0

WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG

RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           100 PM
 LOWEST     80           600 PM
 AVERAGE    87
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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   68        90      1952
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   48        30      1967
                                             1908

SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  2 2016...........SUNRISE   610 AM CDT   SUNSET   814 PM CDT
MAY  3 2016...........SUNRISE   608 AM CDT   SUNSET   815 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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