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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
527 PM CDT MON OCT 16 2017

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 16 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         69    353 PM  87    1950  63      6       82
  MINIMUM         39    719 AM  26    1943  43     -4       60
  AVERAGE         54                        53      1       71

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.86 1879   0.08  -0.08     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    3.51                      1.35   2.16     0.82
  SINCE SEP 1      6.30                      4.40   1.90     6.32
  SINCE JAN 1     28.54                     31.12  -2.58    31.65

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           T    1992   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.1   -0.1      0.0
  SINCE SEP 1      0.0                       0.1   -0.1      0.0
  SINCE JUL 1      0.0                       0.1   -0.1      0.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           11                        12     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE   92                       157    -65       77
  SINCE SEP 1    114                       251   -137       98
  SINCE JUL 1    114                       257   -143       98

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        6
  MONTH TO DATE   19                        11      8       19
  SINCE SEP 1    225                       124    101      236
  SINCE JAN 1   1305                      1063    242     1433
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    16   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (190)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    20   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (200)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.0


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    85           700 AM
 LOWEST     26           200 PM
 AVERAGE    56

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   63        87      2016
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   43        23      1948


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
OCTOBER 16 2017.......SUNRISE   728 AM CDT   SUNSET   631 PM CDT
OCTOBER 17 2017.......SUNRISE   729 AM CDT   SUNSET   630 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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