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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
145 AM CDT MON AUG 20 2018

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 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         83    141 PM 101    1983  84     -1       87
  MINIMUM         67    556 AM  49    1950  65      2       65
  AVERAGE         75                        74      1       76

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.18          1.03 1979   0.14   0.04     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    1.50                      2.60  -1.10     0.90
  SINCE JUN 1     11.28                     12.01  -0.73     4.67
  SINCE JAN 1     23.64                     25.19  -1.55    19.64

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 JUN 1      0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE JUL 1      0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JUN 1      0                        18    -18        2
  SINCE JUL 1      0                         1     -1        0

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY       10                         9      1       11
  MONTH TO DATE  239                       195     44      153
  SINCE JUN 1    953                       765    188      921
  SINCE JAN 1   1175                       841    334     1001
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    15   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     E (70)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    21   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (60)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           600 AM
 LOWEST     58           100 PM
 AVERAGE    79

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   84       100      1983
                                             1947
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   65        40      1950


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
AUGUST 20 2018........SUNRISE   629 AM CDT   SUNSET   807 PM CDT
AUGUST 21 2018........SUNRISE   630 AM CDT   SUNSET   805 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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