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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
532 PM CDT THU MAY 25 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 25 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         74    359 PM  98    1967  75     -1       80
  MINIMUM         46    508 AM  34    1925  55     -9       65
  AVERAGE         60                        65     -5       73

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          2.40 1960   0.15  -0.15     0.37
  MONTH TO DATE    4.60                      3.84   0.76     1.46
  SINCE MAR 1     12.23                     10.00   2.23     6.81
  SINCE JAN 1     14.74                     12.28   2.46     8.58

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 MAR 1      3.6                       7.0   -3.4      0.3
  SINCE JUL 1     14.3                      35.3  -21.0     30.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            5                         3      2        0
  MONTH TO DATE  121                       133    -12      128
  SINCE MAR 1   1136                      1341   -205     1023
  SINCE JUL 1   4836                      6172  -1336     5006

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         3     -3        8
  MONTH TO DATE   52                        42     10       32
  SINCE MAR 1     67                        56     11       51
  SINCE JAN 1     67                        56     11       51
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    17   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (150)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    24   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (150)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     5.2


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.1


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           200 AM
 LOWEST     41           300 PM
 AVERAGE    67

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   75        93      1985
                                             1967
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   56        39      1961


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 25 2017...........SUNRISE   547 AM CDT   SUNSET   837 PM CDT
MAY 26 2017...........SUNRISE   546 AM CDT   SUNSET   838 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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