Climatological Report (Daily)
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
140 AM CDT WED MAY 23 2018


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 22 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    458 PM  98    1925  74      5       72
  MINIMUM         60    404 AM  33    1963  54      6       48
  AVERAGE         70                        64      6       60

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             2.01 1952   0.16  -0.16     0.05
  MONTH TO DATE    5.21                      3.40   1.81     4.44
  SINCE MAR 1      9.28                      9.56  -0.28    12.07
  SINCE JAN 1     12.08                     11.84   0.24    14.58

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                         3     -3        5
  MONTH TO DATE   25                       124    -99      103
  SINCE MAR 1   1452                      1332    120     1118
  SINCE JUL 1   6103                      6163    -60     4818

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        5                         3      2        0
  MONTH TO DATE   77                        33     44       52
  SINCE MAR 1     82                        47     35       67
  SINCE JAN 1     82                        47     35       67
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    12   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (150)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    15   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (150)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     4.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           200 AM
 LOWEST     58           500 PM
 AVERAGE    79

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   75        92      1939
                                             1885
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   55        32      1963


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 23 2018...........SUNRISE   548 AM CDT   SUNSET   835 PM CDT
MAY 24 2018...........SUNRISE   548 AM CDT   SUNSET   836 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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