Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
127 AM CDT FRI MAY 18 2018

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 17 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         84    236 PM  90    1880  73     11       81
  MINIMUM         61    627 AM  36    1915  53      8       62
  AVERAGE         73                        63     10       72

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          1.96 1889   0.15  -0.15     0.40
  MONTH TO DATE    3.91                      2.63   1.28     2.81
  SINCE MAR 1      7.98                      8.79  -0.81    10.44
  SINCE JAN 1     10.78                     11.07  -0.29    12.95

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      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                         4     -4        0
  MONTH TO DATE   23                       105    -82       63
  SINCE MAR 1   1450                      1313    137     1078
  SINCE JUL 1   6101                      6144    -43     4778

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        8                         2      6        7
  MONTH TO DATE   56                        22     34       52
  SINCE MAR 1     61                        36     25       67
  SINCE JAN 1     61                        36     25       67
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    16   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     E (90)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    23   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     E (100)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.3


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  FOG
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    78           400 AM
 LOWEST     34           400 PM
 AVERAGE    56

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   73        92      1934
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   53        35      1916


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 18 2018...........SUNRISE   553 AM CDT   SUNSET   830 PM CDT
MAY 19 2018...........SUNRISE   552 AM CDT   SUNSET   831 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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