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CXUS53 KDMX 012127  
CLMDSM  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA  
327 PM CST WED FEB 01 2023  
   
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..THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2023
 
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1991 TO 2020  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2023  
 
WEATHER OBSERVED NORMAL DEPART LAST YEAR'S  
VALUE DATE(S) VALUE FROM VALUE  
NORMAL    
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TEMPERATURE (F)  
RECORD  
HIGH 67 01/08/2003  
LOW -30 01/05/1884  
HIGHEST 54 01/16 50 4  
LOWEST -4 01/31 -10 6  
MEAN 26.2 22.3 3.9  
DAYS MAX >= 90 0 0.0 0.0  
DAYS MAX <= 32 14 16.3 -2.3  
DAYS MIN <= 32 30 29.5 0.5  
DAYS MIN <= 0 2 5.3 -3.3  
 
PRECIPITATION (INCHES)  
RECORD  
MAXIMUM 4.38 1960  
MINIMUM 0.07 1954  
TOTALS 1.64 1.08 0.56  
DAILY AVG. 0.05 0.03 0.02  
DAYS >= .01 9  
DAYS >= .10 4  
DAYS >= .50 2  
DAYS >= 1.00 0  
 
SNOWFALL (INCHES)  
TOTALS 7.0 9.4 -2.4  
SINCE 7/1 17.0 20.5 -3.5  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING TOTAL 1193 1322 -129  
SINCE 7/1 3641 3724 -83  
COOLING TOTAL 0 0 0  
SINCE 1/1 0 0 0    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION 47/300 DATE 01/27  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH  
THUNDERSTORM 0 HAIL 0  
SLEET 1 FOG 19  
FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE 4 HAZE 6  
 
- INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.  
R INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.  
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.  
T INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.  
 

 
 
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