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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
537 PM CDT MON MAY 22 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 22 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         72    339 PM  98    1925  74     -2       82
  MINIMUM         48   1246 AM  33    1963  54     -6       50
  AVERAGE         60                        64     -4       66

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          2.01 1952   0.16  -0.16     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    4.39                      3.40   0.99     0.97
  SINCE MAR 1     12.02                      9.56   2.46     6.32
  SINCE JAN 1     14.53                     11.84   2.69     8.09

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  103                       124    -21      128
  SINCE MAR 1   1118                      1332   -214     1023
  SINCE JUL 1   4818                      6163  -1345     5006

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         3     -3        1
  MONTH TO DATE   52                        33     19       10
  SINCE MAR 1     67                        47     20       29
  SINCE JAN 1     67                        47     20       29
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    23   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SW (230)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    28   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SW (220)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    13.1


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    80          1200 AM
 LOWEST     53           100 PM
 AVERAGE    67

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   75        92      1939
                                             1885
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   55        32      1963


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 22 2017...........SUNRISE   549 AM CDT   SUNSET   834 PM CDT
MAY 23 2017...........SUNRISE   548 AM CDT   SUNSET   835 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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