226  
CDUS43 KDMX 160636  
CLIDSM  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA  
136 AM CDT SAT OCT 16 2021  
   
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..THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 15 2021
 
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1991 TO 2020  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2021  
 
WEATHER ITEM OBSERVED TIME RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST  
VALUE (LST) VALUE VALUE FROM YEAR  
NORMAL    
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TEMPERATURE (F)  
YESTERDAY  
MAXIMUM 61 353 PM 89 1938 64 -3 55  
MINIMUM 44 1159 PM 28 1893 43 1 36  
1952  
AVERAGE 53 54 -1 46  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY T 2.75 1880 0.09 -0.09 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 1.81 1.44 0.37 0.27  
SINCE SEP 1 2.64 4.62 -1.98 4.23  
SINCE JAN 1 22.08 31.72 -9.64 26.19  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.0 0.2 1937 0.0 0.0 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE 0.0 0.1 -0.1 0.0  
SINCE SEP 1 0.0 0.1 -0.1 0.0  
SINCE JUL 1 0.0 0.1 -0.1 0.0  
SNOW DEPTH 0  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
YESTERDAY 12 12 0 19  
MONTH TO DATE 37 136 -99 111  
SINCE SEP 1 58 222 -164 213  
SINCE JUL 1 58 227 -169 213  
 
COOLING  
YESTERDAY 0 0 0 0  
MONTH TO DATE 35 13 22 20  
SINCE SEP 1 226 133 93 109  
SINCE JAN 1 1379 1068 311 1208    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 24 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION NW (310)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 32 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION W (290)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 9.4  
 
SKY COVER  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
LIGHT RAIN  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 77 700 AM  
LOWEST 30 400 PM  
AVERAGE 54  
   
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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 63 87 1950  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 43 26 1943  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
OCTOBER 16 2021.......SUNRISE 728 AM CDT SUNSET 631 PM CDT  
OCTOBER 17 2021.......SUNRISE 729 AM CDT SUNSET 630 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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