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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
526 PM CDT WED APR 15 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 15 2015...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         71    257 PM  87    2002  62      9       47
  MINIMUM         51    653 AM  20    1928  41     10       26
  AVERAGE         61                        52      9       37

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.85 1982   0.13  -0.13     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.98                      1.65  -0.67     2.18
  SINCE MAR 1      1.47                      3.95  -2.48     2.81
  SINCE JAN 1      3.49                      6.23  -2.74     5.15

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           1.5  1905   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       1.3   -1.3      0.8
  SINCE MAR 1      T                         6.5   -6.5      6.4
  SINCE JUL 1     29.1                      34.8   -5.7     48.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            4                        14    -10       28
  MONTH TO DATE  152                       247    -95      267
  SINCE MAR 1    826                      1043   -217     1197
  SINCE JUL 1   5664                      5874   -210     6504

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    3                         0      3        7
  SINCE MAR 1      3                         1      2        7
  SINCE JAN 1      3                         1      2        7
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    23   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (140)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    29   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (150)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    11.0


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    50           700 AM
 LOWEST     22           100 PM
 AVERAGE    36

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   63        90      1898
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   41        21      1905


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 15 2015.........SUNRISE   635 AM CDT   SUNSET   755 PM CDT
APRIL 16 2015.........SUNRISE   634 AM CDT   SUNSET   756 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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