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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
525 PM CDT TUE AUG 22 2017

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 22 2017...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         78    324 PM  98    1948  83     -5       83
                                      1947
  MINIMUM         64    613 AM  48    1923  64      0       60
                                      1890
  AVERAGE         71                        74     -3       72

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.06          2.60 1922   0.14  -0.08     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    3.40                      3.00   0.40     3.84
  SINCE JUN 1      7.17                     12.41  -5.24    12.29
  SINCE JAN 1     22.14                     25.59  -3.45    23.53

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0          MM      MM   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE JUN 1      0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE JUL 1      0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JUN 1      2                        18    -16        0
  SINCE JUL 1      0                         1     -1        0

 COOLING
  TODAY            6                         9     -3        7
  MONTH TO DATE  180                       222    -42      260
  SINCE JUN 1    948                       792    156     1012
  SINCE JAN 1   1028                       868    160     1105
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    20   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (310)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    29   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (300)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    11.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           300 AM
 LOWEST     33           100 PM
 AVERAGE    67

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   83        99      1975
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   64        43      1891


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
AUGUST 22 2017........SUNRISE   631 AM CDT   SUNSET   803 PM CDT
AUGUST 23 2017........SUNRISE   632 AM CDT   SUNSET   802 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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