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CDUS43 KDMX 170722  
CLIDSM  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA  
159 AM CDT TUE JUL 17 2018  
   
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..THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JULY 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 87 404 PM 102 1936 86 1 94  
MINIMUM 72 649 AM 53 1906 67 5 75  
AVERAGE 80 76 4 85  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.00 2.31 1922 0.14 -0.14 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 0.33 2.44 -2.11 1.29  
SINCE JUN 1 9.73 7.38 2.35 3.63  
SINCE JAN 1 22.09 20.56 1.53 18.60  
 
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 17 -17 2  
SINCE JUL 1 0 0 0 0  
 
COOLING  
YESTERDAY 15 12 3 20  
MONTH TO DATE 236 181 55 232  
SINCE JUN 1 579 402 177 539  
SINCE JAN 1 801 478 323 619    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 14 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION N (20)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 22 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION N (340)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 7.6  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 93 300 AM  
LOWEST 36 300 PM  
AVERAGE 65    
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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 86 104 1936  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 67 49 1911  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
JULY 17 2018..........SUNRISE 555 AM CDT SUNSET 846 PM CDT  
JULY 18 2018..........SUNRISE 556 AM CDT SUNSET 845 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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