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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
527 PM CST MON JAN 23 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 23 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         35    453 PM  59    1909  31      4       26
  MINIMUM         32    551 AM -22    1963  14     18       18
  AVERAGE         34                        23     11       22

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             0.52 1894   0.03  -0.03      T
  MONTH TO DATE    1.52                      0.72   0.80     0.58
  SINCE DEC 1      2.93                      2.14   0.79     6.02
  SINCE JAN 1      1.52                      0.72   0.80     0.58

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY           MM             5.5  1894   0.2   MM         T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.1                       6.1   -6.0      2.7
  SINCE DEC 1      3.9                      15.1  -11.2     10.5
  SINCE JUL 1      3.9                      18.0  -14.1     17.4
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           31                        42    -11       43
  MONTH TO DATE  882                       980    -98     1017
  SINCE DEC 1   2042                      2189   -147     1902
  SINCE JUL 1   2725                      3447   -722     2783

 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    14   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (320)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    16   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (310)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           100 AM
 LOWEST     75           300 PM
 AVERAGE    88

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   31        62      1981
                                             1967
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   14       -21      1894


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JANUARY 23 2017.......SUNRISE   734 AM CST   SUNSET   520 PM CST
JANUARY 24 2017.......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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