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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
133 AM CDT SUN OCT 22 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 21 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         75    354 PM  86    1947  61     14       60
                                      1899
  MINIMUM         52   1159 PM  21    1930  41     11       35
  AVERAGE         64                        51     13       48

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.96          1.28 1908   0.10   0.86     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    4.47                      1.79   2.68     0.82
  SINCE SEP 1      7.26                      4.84   2.42     6.32
  SINCE JAN 1     29.50                     31.56  -2.06    31.65

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           1.5  1888   0.1   -0.1      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
  YESTERDAY        1                        14    -13       17
  MONTH TO DATE   98                       224   -126      114
  SINCE SEP 1    120                       318   -198      135
  SINCE JUL 1    120                       324   -204      135

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        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    30   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (280)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    38   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (180)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    15.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           800 PM
 LOWEST     64           400 PM
 AVERAGE    79

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   61        87      1899
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   41        21      1976


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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