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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
126 AM CDT MON AUG 21 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 20 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         81    533 PM 100    1983  84     -3       75
                                      1947
  MINIMUM         69    711 AM  40    1950  65      4       62
  AVERAGE         75                        74      1       69

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.79          2.10 2014   0.13   0.66     0.37
                                      1891
  MONTH TO DATE    1.69                      2.73  -1.04     3.84
  SINCE JUN 1      5.46                     12.14  -6.68    12.29
  SINCE JAN 1     20.43                     25.32  -4.89    23.53

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0          MM      MM   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE JUN 1      0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE JUL 1      0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JUN 1      2                        18    -16        0
  SINCE JUL 1      0                         1     -1        0

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY       10                         9      1        4
  MONTH TO DATE  163                       204    -41      250
  SINCE JUN 1    931                       774    157     1002
  SINCE JAN 1   1011                       850    161     1095
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    25   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (280)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    32   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (290)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     5.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    90           600 AM
 LOWEST     58           600 PM
 AVERAGE    74

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   84       102      1936
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   64        47      1950


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
AUGUST 21 2017........SUNRISE   630 AM CDT   SUNSET   805 PM CDT
AUGUST 22 2017........SUNRISE   631 AM CDT   SUNSET   803 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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