Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
529 PM CST TUE JAN 17 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 17 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         37    304 PM  59    1989  31      6        6
  MINIMUM         34    956 AM -19    1930  14     20       -6
  AVERAGE         36                        22     14        0

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             0.45 1996   0.03  -0.03      T
  MONTH TO DATE    1.27                      0.54   0.73     0.48
  SINCE DEC 1      2.68                      1.96   0.72     5.92
  SINCE JAN 1      1.27                      0.54   0.73     0.48

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           6.0  1936   0.3   -0.3       T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.1                       4.5   -4.4      0.7
  SINCE DEC 1      3.9                      13.5   -9.6      8.5
  SINCE JUL 1      3.9                      16.4  -12.5     15.4
  SNOW DEPTH       T

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           29                        43    -14       65
  MONTH TO DATE  713                       724    -11      730
  SINCE DEC 1   1873                      1933    -60     1615
  SINCE JUL 1   2556                      3191   -635     2496

 COOLING
  TODAY            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    17   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (300)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    21   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (310)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    10.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100          1200 AM
 LOWEST     92           100 PM
 AVERAGE    96

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   31        63      1880
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   14       -21      1887


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JANUARY 17 2017.......SUNRISE   738 AM CST   SUNSET   512 PM CST
JANUARY 18 2017.......SUNRISE   737 AM CST   SUNSET   514 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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