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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
529 PM CDT THU MAY 24 2018


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 24 2018...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         88    359 PM  97    1939  75     13       66
  MINIMUM         68    526 AM  36    1924  55     13       51
  AVERAGE         78                        65     13       59

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          2.62 1922   0.14  -0.14     0.16
  MONTH TO DATE    5.21                      3.69   1.52     4.60
  SINCE MAR 1      9.28                      9.85  -0.57    12.23
  SINCE JAN 1     12.08                     12.13  -0.05    14.74

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      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
  TODAY            0                         3     -3        6
  MONTH TO DATE   25                       130   -105      116
  SINCE MAR 1   1452                      1338    114     1131
  SINCE JUL 1   6103                      6169    -66     4831

 COOLING
  TODAY           13                         3     10        0
  MONTH TO DATE  102                        39     63       52
  SINCE MAR 1    107                        53     54       67
  SINCE JAN 1    107                        53     54       67
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    23   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (170)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    28   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (180)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    10.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    84           400 AM
 LOWEST     43           400 PM
 AVERAGE    64

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   75        98      1967
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   55        34      1925


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 24 2018...........SUNRISE   548 AM CDT   SUNSET   836 PM CDT
MAY 25 2018...........SUNRISE   547 AM CDT   SUNSET   837 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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