Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
128 AM CDT WED AUG 16 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 15 2017...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         79    512 PM 104    1988  84     -5       83
  MINIMUM         66    523 AM  49    1929  65      1       67
  AVERAGE         73                        75     -2       75

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.29          3.43 1906   0.14   0.15     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.89                      2.03  -1.14     3.10
  SINCE JUN 1      4.66                     11.44  -6.78    11.55
  SINCE JAN 1     19.63                     24.62  -4.99    22.79

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0          MM      MM   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE JUN 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
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JUN 1      2                        18    -16        0
  SINCE JUL 1      0                         1     -1        0

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        8                        10     -2       10
  MONTH TO DATE  108                       157    -49      190
  SINCE JUN 1    876                       727    149      942
  SINCE JAN 1    956                       803    153     1035
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    20   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     E (100)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    25   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (120)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    97          1000 PM
 LOWEST     64          1000 AM
 AVERAGE    81

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   84       108      1983
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   65        52      1992
                                             1879


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
AUGUST 16 2017........SUNRISE   625 AM CDT   SUNSET   812 PM CDT
AUGUST 17 2017........SUNRISE   626 AM CDT   SUNSET   811 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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