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CLIDSM

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA                               
127 AM CDT THU MAY 17 2018


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 16 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    356 PM  90    1939  72     11       89       
                                      1936                          
                                      1894                          
  MINIMUM         59    438 AM  33    1890  52      7       64       
  AVERAGE         71                        62      9       77      
                                                                     
PRECIPITATION (IN)                                                   
  YESTERDAY        0.00          1.69 1896   0.16  -0.16     0.59    
  MONTH TO DATE    3.91                      2.48   1.43     2.41    
  SINCE MAR 1      7.98                      8.64  -0.66    10.04    
  SINCE JAN 1     10.78                     10.92  -0.14    12.55    
                                                                     
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 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                                                             
  YESTERDAY        0                         5     -5        0       
  MONTH TO DATE   23                       101    -78       63       
  SINCE MAR 1   1450                      1309    141     1078       
  SINCE JUL 1   6101                      6140    -39     4778       
                                                                     
 COOLING                                                             
  YESTERDAY        6                         2      4       12       
  MONTH TO DATE   48                        20     28       45       
  SINCE MAR 1     53                        34     19       60       
  SINCE JAN 1     53                        34     19       60       
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WIND (MPH)                                                           
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    13   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (130)      
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    17   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (160)      
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     4.2                                         

                                                                     
SKY COVER                                                            
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM                                              
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.2                                              

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

                                                                     
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)                                          
 HIGHEST    90           500 AM                                     
 LOWEST     35           600 PM                                     
 AVERAGE    63                                                       

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR                    
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   73        90      1880                    
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   53        36      1915                    

                                                                     
SUNRISE AND SUNSET                                                   
MAY 17 2018...........SUNRISE   553 AM CDT   SUNSET   829 PM CDT   
MAY 18 2018...........SUNRISE   553 AM CDT   SUNSET   830 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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