Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
137 AM CDT SAT MAY 26 2018


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 25 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         88    456 PM  98    1967  75     13       75
  MINIMUM         68    512 AM  34    1925  55     13       46
  AVERAGE         78                        65     13       61

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          2.40 1960   0.15  -0.15      T
  MONTH TO DATE    5.21                      3.84   1.37     4.60
  SINCE MAR 1      9.28                     10.00  -0.72    12.23
  SINCE JAN 1     12.08                     12.28  -0.20    14.74

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        4
  MONTH TO DATE   25                       133   -108      120
  SINCE MAR 1   1452                      1341    111     1135
  SINCE JUL 1   6103                      6172    -69     4835

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY       13                         3     10        0
  MONTH TO DATE  115                        42     73       52
  SINCE MAR 1    120                        56     64       67
  SINCE JAN 1    120                        56     64       67
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    15   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SW (230)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    22   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (190)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  THUNDERSTORM


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    87           400 AM
 LOWEST     50           300 PM
 AVERAGE    69

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   75        93      1985
                                             1967
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   56        39      1961


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 26 2018...........SUNRISE   546 AM CDT   SUNSET   837 PM CDT
MAY 27 2018...........SUNRISE   546 AM CDT   SUNSET   838 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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