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CLIDSM

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA                               
526 PM CST FRI JAN 12 2018

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 12 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          9    404 PM  60    1928  31    -22       23       
  MINIMUM         -3    819 AM -29    1912  14    -17       13       
  AVERAGE          3                        22    -19       18      
                                                                     
PRECIPITATION (IN)                                                   
  TODAY            0.00          2.13 1960   0.03  -0.03      T      
  MONTH TO DATE    0.09                      0.38  -0.29     0.48    
  SINCE DEC 1      0.51                      1.80  -1.29     1.89    
  SINCE JAN 1      0.09                      0.38  -0.29     0.48    
                                                                     
SNOWFALL (IN)                                                        
  TODAY            0.0          12.0  1890   0.3   -0.3       T      
  MONTH TO DATE    0.9                       3.1   -2.2      0.1     
  SINCE DEC 1      7.6                      12.1   -4.5      3.9     
  SINCE JUL 1      7.6                      15.0   -7.4      3.9     
  SNOW DEPTH       1                                                 
                                                                     
DEGREE DAYS                                                          
 HEATING                                                             
  TODAY           62                        43     19       47       
  MONTH TO DATE  594                       509     85      536       
  SINCE DEC 1   1771                      1718     53     1696       
  SINCE JUL 1   2826                      2976   -150     2379       
                                                                     
 COOLING                                                             
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0       
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0       
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0       
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0       
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WIND (MPH)                                                           
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    22   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (330)      
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    29   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)      
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    13.8                                         

                                                                     
SKY COVER                                                            
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM                                              
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.2                                              

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

                                                                     
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)                                          
 HIGHEST    75           300 AM                                     
 LOWEST     55           100 PM                                     
 AVERAGE    65                                                       

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR                    
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   31        62      1987                    
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   14       -20      1916                    

                                                                     
SUNRISE AND SUNSET                                                   
JANUARY 12 2018.......SUNRISE   740 AM CST   SUNSET   506 PM CST   
JANUARY 13 2018.......SUNRISE   740 AM CST   SUNSET   507 PM CST   

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

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