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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
134 AM CDT TUE MAY 22 2018


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 21 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         74    531 PM  94    1886  74      0       60
  MINIMUM         58    158 AM  35    1931  54      4       46
                                      1883
  AVERAGE         66                        64      2       53

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.10          1.78 1969   0.15  -0.05      T
  MONTH TO DATE    5.21                      3.24   1.97     4.39
  SINCE MAR 1      9.28                      9.40  -0.12    12.02
  SINCE JAN 1     12.08                     11.68   0.40    14.53

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       12
  MONTH TO DATE   25                       121    -96       98
  SINCE MAR 1   1452                      1329    123     1113
  SINCE JUL 1   6103                      6160    -57     4813

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        1                         2     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE   72                        30     42       52
  SINCE MAR 1     77                        44     33       67
  SINCE JAN 1     77                        44     33       67
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    10   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     E (90)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    13   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (60)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     4.2


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100          1200 AM
 LOWEST     68           400 PM
 AVERAGE    84

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   74        98      1925
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   54        33      1963


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 22 2018...........SUNRISE   549 AM CDT   SUNSET   834 PM CDT
MAY 23 2018...........SUNRISE   548 AM CDT   SUNSET   835 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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