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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
533 PM CST SAT JAN 20 2018


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 20 2018...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2018


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         48    137 PM  64    1895  31     17       43
  MINIMUM         29    825 AM -20    1985  14     15       36
                                      1883
  AVERAGE         39                        22     17       40

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.97 1904   0.03  -0.03     0.06
  MONTH TO DATE    0.21                      0.63  -0.42     1.37
  SINCE DEC 1      0.63                      2.05  -1.42     2.78
  SINCE JAN 1      0.21                      0.63  -0.42     1.37

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           4.8  1953   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    3.2                       5.3   -2.1      0.1
  SINCE DEC 1      9.9                      14.3   -4.4      3.9
  SINCE JUL 1      9.9                      17.2   -7.3      3.9
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           26                        43    -17       25
  MONTH TO DATE  963                       853    110      794
  SINCE DEC 1   2140                      2062     78     1954
  SINCE JUL 1   3195                      3320   -125     2637

 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    12   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SW (210)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    15   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SW (220)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     4.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    85           500 AM
 LOWEST     60           100 PM
 AVERAGE    73

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   31        58      1992
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   14       -26      1883


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JANUARY 20 2018.......SUNRISE   736 AM CST   SUNSET   516 PM CST
JANUARY 21 2018.......SUNRISE   735 AM CST   SUNSET   517 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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