Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
529 PM CDT SUN MAY 19 2019


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 19 2019...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2019


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         60    758 AM  93    1975  73    -13       81
  MINIMUM         53    341 PM  35    1888  53      0       62
  AVERAGE         57                        63     -6       72

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             1.14 1937   0.15  -0.15     0.28
  MONTH TO DATE    3.82                      2.94   0.88     4.19
  SINCE MAR 1      8.56                      9.10  -0.54     8.26
  SINCE JAN 1     12.37                     11.38   0.99    11.06

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0          MM      MM   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      2.3                       7.0   -4.7      8.1
  SINCE JUL 1     48.8                      35.3   13.5     31.1
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            8                         4      4        0
  MONTH TO DATE  168                       113     55       23
  SINCE MAR 1   1479                      1321    158     1450
  SINCE JUL 1   6690                      6152    538     6101

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         2     -2        7
  MONTH TO DATE   24                        26     -2       71
  SINCE MAR 1     28                        40    -12       76
  SINCE JAN 1     28                        40    -12       76
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    24   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (300)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    31   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (300)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    14.3


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           100 AM
 LOWEST     72           300 PM
 AVERAGE    83

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   74        94      1925
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   54        35      1892


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 19 2019...........SUNRISE   552 AM CDT   SUNSET   831 PM CDT
MAY 20 2019...........SUNRISE   551 AM CDT   SUNSET   832 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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