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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
138 AM CDT MON APR 20 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 19 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         66   1219 PM  86    1987  64      2       78
  MINIMUM         47   1029 PM  25    1928  43      4       49
  AVERAGE         57                        53      4       64

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.58          1.29 1959   0.14   0.44     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    1.91                      2.19  -0.28     2.18
  SINCE MAR 1      2.40                      4.49  -2.09     2.81
  SINCE JAN 1      4.42                      6.77  -2.35     5.15

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           2.7  1959   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       1.5   -1.5      0.8
  SINCE MAR 1      T                         6.7   -6.7      6.4
  SINCE JUL 1     29.1                      35.0   -5.9     48.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        8                        12     -4        1
  MONTH TO DATE  161                       298   -137      315
  SINCE MAR 1    835                      1094   -259     1245
  SINCE JUL 1   5673                      5925   -252     6552

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    7                         2      5        7
  SINCE MAR 1      7                         3      4        7
  SINCE JAN 1      7                         3      4        7
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    29   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (340)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    38   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (340)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           100 AM
 LOWEST     73          1200 PM
 AVERAGE    83

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   64        86      1987
                                             1980
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   43        21      1888


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 20 2015.........SUNRISE   627 AM CDT   SUNSET   800 PM CDT
APRIL 21 2015.........SUNRISE   626 AM CDT   SUNSET   801 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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