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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
346 PM CDT TUE JUN 01 2021

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2021...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1991 TO 2020
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2021

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART   LAST YEAR`S
                VALUE   DATE(S)   VALUE   FROM     VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH            105   05/30/1934
 LOW              26   05/04/1907
HIGHEST           87   05/01         88      -1
LOWEST            39   05/05         37       2
                       05/12
MEAN            60.8               62.4    -1.6
DAYS MAX >= 90     0                0.7    -0.7
DAYS MAX <= 32     0                0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 32     0                0.2    -0.2
DAYS MIN <= 0      0                0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM       11.08   1996
 MINIMUM        0.77   1925
TOTALS          2.81               5.24   -2.43
DAILY AVG.      0.09               0.17   -0.08
DAYS >= .01       15
DAYS >= .10        7
DAYS >= .50        1
DAYS >= 1.00       0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS             T                0.2    -0.2
SINCE 7/1       56.6               36.5    20.1

DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    191                153      38
 SINCE 7/1      6107               6162     -55
COOLING TOTAL     70                 71      -1
 SINCE 1/1        92                 83       9
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WIND (MPH)
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/220    DATE  05/01


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              5     HAIL                       1
SLEET                     0     FOG                       13
FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     1     HAZE                       0

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

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