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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
129 AM CDT SUN APR 19 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 18 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2015


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         76   1247 PM  90    1985  63     13       66
  MINIMUM         59   1159 PM  20    1983  42     17       34
  AVERAGE         68                        53     15       50

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.35          2.55 1991   0.13   0.22     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    1.33                      2.05  -0.72     2.18
  SINCE MAR 1      1.82                      4.35  -2.53     2.81
  SINCE JAN 1      3.84                      6.63  -2.79     5.15

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           0.3  1939   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       1.4   -1.4      0.8
  SINCE MAR 1      T                         6.6   -6.6      6.4
  SINCE JUL 1     29.1                      34.9   -5.8     48.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        0                        13    -13       15
  MONTH TO DATE  153                       286   -133      314
  SINCE MAR 1    827                      1082   -255     1244
  SINCE JUL 1   5665                      5913   -248     6551

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        3                         1      2        0
  MONTH TO DATE    7                         1      6        7
  SINCE MAR 1      7                         2      5        7
  SINCE JAN 1      7                         2      5        7
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    29   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (150)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    36   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (140)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.3


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           600 PM
 LOWEST     50           100 PM
 AVERAGE    72

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   64        86      1987
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   43        25      1928


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 19 2015.........SUNRISE   629 AM CDT   SUNSET   759 PM CDT
APRIL 20 2015.........SUNRISE   627 AM CDT   SUNSET   800 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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