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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
531 PM CDT WED SEP 28 2016

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR SEPTEMBER 28 2016...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         61    359 PM  99    1953  71    -10       85
  MINIMUM         51    538 AM  26    1942  50      1       60
  AVERAGE         56                        60     -4       73

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          3.06 1973   0.09  -0.09      T
  MONTH TO DATE    5.50                      2.87   2.63     4.47
  SINCE SEP 1      5.50                      2.87   2.63     4.47
  SINCE JAN 1     30.83                     29.59   1.24    33.64

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0          MM      MM   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE SEP 1      0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE JUL 1      0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            9                         6      3        0
  MONTH TO DATE   15                        80    -65       18
  SINCE SEP 1     15                        80    -65       18
  SINCE JUL 1     15                        86    -71       20

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         2     -2        8
  MONTH TO DATE  217                       110    107      243
  SINCE SEP 1    217                       110    107      243
  SINCE JAN 1   1414                      1049    365     1195
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    21   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (20)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    27   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (360)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    12.1


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    77           600 AM
 LOWEST     46          1200 AM
 AVERAGE    62

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   70        90      2002
                                             1981
                                             1897
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   49        28      1984
                                             1899


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
SEPTEMBER 28 2016.....SUNRISE   709 AM CDT   SUNSET   701 PM CDT
SEPTEMBER 29 2016.....SUNRISE   710 AM CDT   SUNSET   659 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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