Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
129 AM CDT FRI MAY 11 2018


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 10 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         79    347 PM  95    2011  71      8       71
  MINIMUM         55    455 AM  32    1966  50      5       59
  AVERAGE         67                        60      7       65

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          2.83 1912   0.16  -0.16     1.54
  MONTH TO DATE    1.81                      1.54   0.27     1.82
  SINCE MAR 1      5.88                      7.70  -1.82     9.45
  SINCE JAN 1      8.68                      9.98  -1.30    11.96

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           T    1966   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                         6     -6        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                        70    -70       61
  SINCE MAR 1   1427                      1278    149     1076
  SINCE JUL 1   6078                      6109    -31     4776

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        2                         1      1        0
  MONTH TO DATE   31                        10     21       10
  SINCE MAR 1     36                        24     12       25
  SINCE JAN 1     36                        24     12       25
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    24   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (30)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    31   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (40)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           500 AM
 LOWEST     34           900 PM
 AVERAGE    64

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   71        93      2000
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   51        30      1946


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 11 2018...........SUNRISE   559 AM CDT   SUNSET   823 PM CDT
MAY 12 2018...........SUNRISE   558 AM CDT   SUNSET   824 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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