Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
525 PM CDT WED MAY 23 2018


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 23 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         87    348 PM  92    1939  75     12       64
                                      1885
  MINIMUM         67    553 AM  32    1963  55     12       51
  AVERAGE         77                        64     13       58

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.58 1914   0.15  -0.15      T
  MONTH TO DATE    5.21                      3.55   1.66     4.44
  SINCE MAR 1      9.28                      9.71  -0.43    12.07
  SINCE JAN 1     12.08                     11.99   0.09    14.58

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           T    2001   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            0                         3     -3        7
  MONTH TO DATE   25                       127   -102      110
  SINCE MAR 1   1452                      1335    117     1125
  SINCE JUL 1   6103                      6166    -63     4825

 COOLING
  TODAY           12                         3      9        0
  MONTH TO DATE   89                        36     53       52
  SINCE MAR 1     94                        50     44       67
  SINCE JAN 1     94                        50     44       67
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    16   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (170)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    19   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (170)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    87           200 AM
 LOWEST     48           400 PM
 AVERAGE    68

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   75        97      1939
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   55        36      1924


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 23 2018...........SUNRISE   548 AM CDT   SUNSET   835 PM CDT
MAY 24 2018...........SUNRISE   548 AM CDT   SUNSET   836 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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