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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
525 PM CDT TUE MAY 31 2016


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 31 2016...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         81    159 PM 102    1934  77      4       71
  MINIMUM         64    435 AM  34    1889  57      7       50
  AVERAGE         73                        67      6       61

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.66          2.76 1954   0.16   0.50     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    4.12                      4.74  -0.62     4.33
  SINCE MAR 1      9.47                     10.90  -1.43     7.33
  SINCE JAN 1     11.24                     13.18  -1.94     9.35

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 MAR 1      0.3                       7.0   -6.7       T
  SINCE JUL 1     30.3                      35.3   -5.0     29.1
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            0                         2     -2        4
  MONTH TO DATE  128                       146    -18      104
  SINCE MAR 1   1023                      1354   -331     1074
  SINCE JUL 1   5006                      6185  -1179     5912

 COOLING
  TODAY            8                         4      4        0
  MONTH TO DATE   74                        62     12       73
  SINCE MAR 1     93                        76     17       80
  SINCE JAN 1     93                        76     17       80
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    23   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (300)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    29   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (300)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    10.1


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    87           400 PM
 LOWEST     51           100 PM
 AVERAGE    69

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   77        98      1934
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   58        37      1889


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 31 2016...........SUNRISE   543 AM CDT   SUNSET   842 PM CDT
JUNE  1 2016..........SUNRISE   543 AM CDT   SUNSET   843 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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