Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
138 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 5 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2016


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         72    457 PM  92    1909  69      3       80
  MINIMUM         44    452 AM  30    1944  49     -5       62
  AVERAGE         58                        59     -1       71

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          2.81 1882   0.15  -0.15     0.05
  MONTH TO DATE    0.08                      0.77  -0.69     0.18
  SINCE MAR 1      5.43                      6.93  -1.50     3.18
  SINCE JAN 1      7.20                      9.21  -2.01     5.20

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           0.4  1944   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      0.3                       7.0   -6.7       T
  SINCE JUL 1     30.3                      35.3   -5.0     29.1
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        7                         7      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE   50                        38     12        9
  SINCE MAR 1    945                      1246   -301      979
  SINCE JUL 1   4928                      6077  -1149     5817

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        6
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         5     -5       15
  SINCE MAR 1     19                        19      0       22
  SINCE JAN 1     19                        19      0       22
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED     8   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (180)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    11   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (260)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     3.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.2


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    76           500 AM
 LOWEST     22           300 PM
 AVERAGE    49

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   69        95      1934
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   49        28      1947


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  6 2016...........SUNRISE   605 AM CDT   SUNSET   818 PM CDT
MAY  7 2016...........SUNRISE   603 AM CDT   SUNSET   819 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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