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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
526 PM CDT SUN MAY 20 2018


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 20 2018...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         69    315 PM  94    1925  74     -5       70
  MINIMUM         57    612 AM  35    1892  54      3       49
  AVERAGE         63                        64     -1       60

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          2.01 1950   0.15  -0.15     0.34
  MONTH TO DATE    4.19                      3.09   1.10     4.39
  SINCE MAR 1      8.26                      9.25  -0.99    12.02
  SINCE JAN 1     11.06                     11.53  -0.47    14.53

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           T    1892   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
  TODAY            2                         4     -2        5
  MONTH TO DATE   25                       117    -92       86
  SINCE MAR 1   1452                      1325    127     1101
  SINCE JUL 1   6103                      6156    -53     4801

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         2     -2        0
  MONTH TO DATE   71                        28     43       52
  SINCE MAR 1     76                        42     34       67
  SINCE JAN 1     76                        42     34       67
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    15   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (30)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    20   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (20)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    84           100 AM
 LOWEST     72           400 AM
 AVERAGE    78

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   74        94      1886
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   54        35      1931
                                             1883


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 20 2018...........SUNRISE   551 AM CDT   SUNSET   832 PM CDT
MAY 21 2018...........SUNRISE   550 AM CDT   SUNSET   833 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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