231  
CDUS43 KDMX 232231  
CLIDSM  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA  
529 PM CDT SUN SEP 23 2018  
 
   
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..THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR SEPTEMBER 23 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 76 352 PM 92 2017 73 3 92  
1892  
MINIMUM 51 645 AM 32 1983 52 -1 71  
AVERAGE 64 62 2 82  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.00 2.12 1935 0.10 -0.10 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 6.98 2.42 4.56 1.16  
SINCE SEP 1 6.98 2.42 4.56 1.16  
SINCE JAN 1 33.05 29.14 3.91 23.40  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
TODAY 0.0 MM MM 0.0 0.0 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0  
SINCE SEP 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  
TODAY 1 5 -4 0  
MONTH TO DATE 18 52 -34 12  
SINCE SEP 1 18 52 -34 12  
SINCE JUL 1 18 58 -40 12  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 0 2 -2 17  
MONTH TO DATE 163 100 63 177  
SINCE SEP 1 163 100 63 177  
SINCE JAN 1 1430 1039 391 1257    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 17 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION S (160)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 24 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION SE (130)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 8.5  
 
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.0  
 
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 89 400 AM  
LOWEST 50 300 PM  
AVERAGE 70  
   
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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 73 92 2017  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 51 31 1942  
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
SEPTEMBER 23 2018.....SUNRISE 703 AM CDT SUNSET 710 PM CDT  
SEPTEMBER 24 2018.....SUNRISE 704 AM CDT SUNSET 708 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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