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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
529 PM CST THU JAN 18 2018

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 18 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         38    310 PM  63    1880  31      7       49
  MINIMUM         18    651 AM -21    1887  14      4       28
  AVERAGE         28                        22      6       39

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.49 1931   0.03  -0.03     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.21                      0.57  -0.36     1.27
  SINCE DEC 1      0.63                      1.99  -1.36     2.68
  SINCE JAN 1      0.21                      0.57  -0.36     1.27

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           6.8  1931   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    3.2                       4.8   -1.6      0.1
  SINCE DEC 1      9.9                      13.8   -3.9      3.9
  SINCE JUL 1      9.9                      16.7   -6.8      3.9
  SNOW DEPTH       2

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           37                        43     -6       26
  MONTH TO DATE  910                       767    143      740
  SINCE DEC 1   2087                      1976    111     1900
  SINCE JUL 1   3142                      3234    -92     2583

 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    18   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SW (230)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    24   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SW (240)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    12.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    68           100 AM
 LOWEST     48           300 PM
 AVERAGE    58

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


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JANUARY 18 2018.......SUNRISE   737 AM CST   SUNSET   513 PM CST
JANUARY 19 2018.......SUNRISE   737 AM CST   SUNSET   514 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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