Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1230 AM CST MON JAN 22 2018


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 21 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2018


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         42    512 PM  58    1992  31     11       47
  MINIMUM         39   1159 PM -26    1883  14     25       30
  AVERAGE         41                        22     19       39

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.44R         0.42 1973   0.03   0.41     0.15
  MONTH TO DATE    0.65                      0.66  -0.01     1.52
  SINCE DEC 1      1.07                      2.08  -1.01     2.93
  SINCE JAN 1      0.65                      0.66  -0.01     1.52

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           6.0  1973   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    3.2                       5.6   -2.4      0.1
  SINCE DEC 1      9.9                      14.6   -4.7      3.9
  SINCE JUL 1      9.9                      17.5   -7.6      3.9
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       24                        43    -19       26
  MONTH TO DATE  987                       896     91      820
  SINCE DEC 1   2164                      2105     59     1980
  SINCE JUL 1   3219                      3363   -144     2663

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        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    20   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (30)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    23   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (30)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG
  FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           400 PM
 LOWEST     85          1200 AM
 AVERAGE    93

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   31        59      2002
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   14       -23      1883


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JANUARY 22 2018.......SUNRISE   735 AM CST   SUNSET   518 PM CST
JANUARY 23 2018.......SUNRISE   734 AM CST   SUNSET   519 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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