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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
207 AM CDT TUE AUG 22 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 21 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         85    432 PM 102    1936  84      1       78
  MINIMUM         66   1152 PM  47    1950  64      2       57
  AVERAGE         76                        74      2       68

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        1.65          2.92 1946   0.13   1.52     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    3.34                      2.86   0.48     3.84
  SINCE JUN 1      7.11                     12.27  -5.16    12.29
  SINCE JAN 1     22.08                     25.45  -3.37    23.53

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        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
  YESTERDAY        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
  YESTERDAY       11                         9      2        3
  MONTH TO DATE  174                       213    -39      253
  SINCE JUN 1    942                       783    159     1005
  SINCE JAN 1   1022                       859    163     1098
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    33   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (360)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    42   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (360)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    12.3


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  HEAVY RAIN
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           300 AM
 LOWEST     65           300 PM
 AVERAGE    79

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   83        98      1948
                                             1947
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   64        48      1923
                                             1890


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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