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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1008 AM CDT WED AUG 1 2018

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             110   07/25/1936
 LOW               47   07/30/1971
HIGHEST            96   07/12        97      -1      101  07/21
LOWEST             57   07/27        55       2       59  07/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     86.7              85.7     1.0     89.7
AVG. MINIMUM     66.8              66.8     0.0     69.6
MEAN             76.7              76.3     0.4     79.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      8               7.8     0.2       17
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.51   1958
 MINIMUM         0.04   1975
TOTALS           0.38              4.47   -4.09     1.43
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.14   -0.13     0.05
DAYS >= .01         3              10.1    -7.1        6
DAYS >= .10         2               6.8    -4.8        3
DAYS >= .50         0               3.2    -3.2        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               1.3    -1.3        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   5
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   07/31 TO 07/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 1      -1        0
 SINCE 7/1          0                 1      -1        0
COOLING TOTAL     371               349      22      461
 SINCE 1/1        936               646     290      848
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/310    DATE  07/13
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/300    DATE  07/13

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           13
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             16
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
  0
  0
  0
  0
  0
  0
  1
HAZE                      4

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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