Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
525 PM CDT WED APR 22 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 22 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         58    323 PM  93    1980  65     -7       67
  MINIMUM         33    539 AM  26    1986  44    -11       43
  AVERAGE         46                        54     -8       55

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.56 1950   0.15  -0.15     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    1.91                      2.62  -0.71     2.19
  SINCE MAR 1      2.40                      4.92  -2.52     2.82
  SINCE JAN 1      4.42                      7.20  -2.78     5.16

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           T    1992   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       1.6   -1.6      0.8
  SINCE MAR 1      T                         6.8   -6.8      6.4
  SINCE JUL 1     29.1                      35.1   -6.0     48.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           19                        11      8       10
  MONTH TO DATE  215                       333   -118      326
  SINCE MAR 1    889                      1129   -240     1256
  SINCE JUL 1   5727                      5960   -233     6563

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    7                         5      2       12
  SINCE MAR 1      7                         6      1       12
  SINCE JAN 1      7                         6      1       12
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    30   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (320)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    37   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (330)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    17.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.1


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    69           400 AM
 LOWEST     19           400 PM
 AVERAGE    44

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   65        85      1990
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   44        25      1956


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 22 2015.........SUNRISE   624 AM CDT   SUNSET   802 PM CDT
APRIL 23 2015.........SUNRISE   623 AM CDT   SUNSET   804 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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