Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
301 AM CDT TUE MAY 15 2018

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 14 2018...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         82    412 PM  94    2013  72     10       85
  MINIMUM         59    355 AM  34    1888  52      7       56
  AVERAGE         71                        62      9       71

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             1.67 1909   0.15  -0.15     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    3.91                      2.17   1.74     1.82
  SINCE MAR 1      7.98                      8.33  -0.35     9.45
  SINCE JAN 1     10.78                     10.61   0.17    11.96

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           T    1993   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      8.1                       7.0    1.1      3.6
  SINCE JUL 1     31.1                      35.3   -4.2     14.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        0                         5     -5        0
  MONTH TO DATE   23                        91    -68       63
  SINCE MAR 1   1450                      1299    151     1078
  SINCE JUL 1   6101                      6130    -29     4778

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        6                         2      4        6
  MONTH TO DATE   37                        16     21       19
  SINCE MAR 1     42                        30     12       34
  SINCE JAN 1     42                        30     12       34
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    18   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (20)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    25   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (20)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    97           800 AM
 LOWEST     51           400 PM
 AVERAGE    74

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   72        91      2017
                                             2012
                                             1941
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   52        35      1997
                                             1959


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 15 2018...........SUNRISE   555 AM CDT   SUNSET   827 PM CDT
MAY 16 2018...........SUNRISE   554 AM CDT   SUNSET   828 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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