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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
200 AM CDT MON MAY 22 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 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         60    548 PM  94    1886  74    -14       77
  MINIMUM         46    715 AM  35    1931  54     -8       48
                                      1883
  AVERAGE         53                        64    -11       63

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             1.78 1969   0.15  -0.15     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    4.39                      3.24   1.15     0.97
  SINCE MAR 1     12.02                      9.40   2.62     6.32
  SINCE JAN 1     14.53                     11.68   2.85     8.09

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 MAR 1      3.6                       7.0   -3.4      0.3
  SINCE JUL 1     14.3                      35.3  -21.0     30.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       12                         4      8        2
  MONTH TO DATE   98                       121    -23      128
  SINCE MAR 1   1113                      1329   -216     1023
  SINCE JUL 1   4813                      6160  -1347     5006

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         2     -2        0
  MONTH TO DATE   52                        30     22        9
  SINCE MAR 1     67                        44     23       28
  SINCE JAN 1     67                        44     23       28
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    25   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (280)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    31   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (300)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    14.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    80           400 AM
 LOWEST     53           600 PM
 AVERAGE    67

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   74        98      1925
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   54        33      1963


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 22 2017...........SUNRISE   549 AM CDT   SUNSET   834 PM CDT
MAY 23 2017...........SUNRISE   548 AM CDT   SUNSET   835 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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