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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1244 AM CST THU JAN 19 2017

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 18 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         49    234 PM  63    1880  31     18       13
  MINIMUM         28    514 AM -21    1887  14     14       -2
  AVERAGE         39                        22     17        6

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          0.49 1931   0.03  -0.03     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    1.27                      0.57   0.70     0.48
  SINCE DEC 1      2.68                      1.99   0.69     5.92
  SINCE JAN 1      1.27                      0.57   0.70     0.48

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           6.8  1931   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.1                       4.8   -4.7      0.7
  SINCE DEC 1      3.9                      13.8   -9.9      8.5
  SINCE JUL 1      3.9                      16.7  -12.8     15.4
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       26                        43    -17       59
  MONTH TO DATE  740                       767    -27      789
  SINCE DEC 1   1900                      1976    -76     1674
  SINCE JUL 1   2583                      3234   -651     2555

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        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    18   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (190)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    22   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SW (230)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    10.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  FOG
  FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           600 AM
 LOWEST     65           300 PM
 AVERAGE    83

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   31        57      1914
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   14       -26      1892


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JANUARY 19 2017.......SUNRISE   737 AM CST   SUNSET   515 PM CST
JANUARY 20 2017.......SUNRISE   736 AM CST   SUNSET   516 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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