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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
128 AM CDT SUN MAY 3 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 2 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         68   1143 AM  90    1952  68      0       68
  MINIMUM         56    613 AM  30    1967  48      8       41
                                      1908
  AVERAGE         62                        58      4       55

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             1.74 1944   0.16  -0.16      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.03                      0.31  -0.28      T
  SINCE MAR 1      3.03                      6.47  -3.44     5.41
  SINCE JAN 1      5.05                      8.75  -3.70     7.75

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           T    1976   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      T                         7.0   -7.0      6.4
  SINCE JUL 1     29.1                      35.3   -6.2     48.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        3                         8     -5       10
  MONTH TO DATE    9                        16     -7       29
  SINCE MAR 1    979                      1224   -245     1372
  SINCE JUL 1   5817                      6055   -238     6679

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         2     -2        0
  SINCE MAR 1      7                        16     -9       12
  SINCE JAN 1      7                        16     -9       12
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    24   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (200)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    32   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (200)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    12.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT RAIN


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    80          1100 PM
 LOWEST     51           700 AM
 AVERAGE    66

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   69        88      1949
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   48        29      1907


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  3 2015...........SUNRISE   609 AM CDT   SUNSET   814 PM CDT
MAY  4 2015...........SUNRISE   608 AM CDT   SUNSET   815 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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