Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
210 AM CDT FRI APR 24 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 23 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         63    219 PM  85    1990  65     -2       55
  MINIMUM         33    446 AM  25    1956  44    -11       46
  AVERAGE         48                        55     -7       51

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          2.95 1897   0.14  -0.14     0.26
  MONTH TO DATE    1.91                      2.76  -0.85     2.45
  SINCE MAR 1      2.40                      5.06  -2.66     3.08
  SINCE JAN 1      4.42                      7.34  -2.92     5.42

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           0.9  1967   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       1.7   -1.7      0.8
  SINCE MAR 1      T                         6.9   -6.9      6.4
  SINCE JUL 1     29.1                      35.2   -6.1     48.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       17                        11      6       14
  MONTH TO DATE  232                       344   -112      340
  SINCE MAR 1    906                      1140   -234     1270
  SINCE JUL 1   5744                      5971   -227     6577

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    7                         6      1       12
  SINCE MAR 1      7                         7      0       12
  SINCE JAN 1      7                         7      0       12
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    10   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (120)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    16   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (290)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     4.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    70           500 AM
 LOWEST     19           100 PM
 AVERAGE    45

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   66        89      1989
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   44        24      1967


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 24 2015.........SUNRISE   622 AM CDT   SUNSET   805 PM CDT
APRIL 25 2015.........SUNRISE   620 AM CDT   SUNSET   806 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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