Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
857 AM CDT SAT OCT 1 2016

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 2016...

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

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             101   09/09/2013
                        09/07/1939
                        09/03/1939
 LOW               26   09/28/1942
                        09/30/1899
HIGHEST            93   09/21        91       2       MM  MM
                        09/06
LOWEST             50   09/27        38      12       MM  MM
                        09/26
AVG. MAXIMUM     80.8              76.1     4.7       MM
AVG. MINIMUM     61.9              55.2     6.7       MM
MEAN             71.4              65.6     5.8       MM
DAYS MAX >= 90      4               1.4     2.6       MM
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0       MM
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1       MM
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0       MM

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        14.81   1914
 MINIMUM         0.15   1882
TOTALS           5.50              3.05    2.45       MM
DAILY AVG.       0.18              0.10    0.08       MM
DAYS >= .01         9               8.4     0.6       MM
DAYS >= .10         7               5.3     1.7       MM
DAYS >= .50         6               1.9     4.1       MM
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.7     1.3       MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              T   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0       MM
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM       MM
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0       MM
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                            MM  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   09/30 TO 09/30

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      21                94     -73       MM
 SINCE 7/1         21               100     -79       MM
COOLING TOTAL     217               113     104       MM
 SINCE 1/1       1414              1052     362       MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/320    DATE  09/09
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    48/310    DATE  09/09

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           10
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      2

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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