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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
131 AM CDT SUN MAY 20 2018


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 19 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         81   1157 AM  93    1975  73      8       54
  MINIMUM         62    554 AM  35    1888  53      9       50
  AVERAGE         72                        63      9       52

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.28          1.14 1937   0.15   0.13     0.55
  MONTH TO DATE    4.19                      2.94   1.25     4.05
  SINCE MAR 1      8.26                      9.10  -0.84    11.68
  SINCE JAN 1     11.06                     11.38  -0.32    14.19

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       13
  MONTH TO DATE   23                       113    -90       81
  SINCE MAR 1   1450                      1321    129     1096
  SINCE JUL 1   6101                      6152    -51     4796

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        7                         2      5        0
  MONTH TO DATE   71                        26     45       52
  SINCE MAR 1     76                        40     36       67
  SINCE JAN 1     76                        40     36       67
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    23   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (190)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    27   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (180)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           500 AM
 LOWEST     58          1200 PM
 AVERAGE    76

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


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 20 2018...........SUNRISE   551 AM CDT   SUNSET   832 PM CDT
MAY 21 2018...........SUNRISE   550 AM CDT   SUNSET   833 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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