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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
146 AM CDT MON APR 13 2015

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 12 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         73    428 PM  87    1916  61     12       86
  MINIMUM         53    515 AM  18    1940  40     13       58
  AVERAGE         63                        50     13       72

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.29          0.93 1909   0.12   0.17     0.22
  MONTH TO DATE    0.92                      1.27  -0.35     0.44
  SINCE MAR 1      1.41                      3.57  -2.16     1.07
  SINCE JAN 1      3.43                      5.85  -2.42     3.41

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           3.2  1997   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       1.1   -1.1      0.1
  SINCE MAR 1      T                         6.3   -6.3      5.7
  SINCE JUL 1     29.1                      34.6   -5.5     47.6
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        2                        15    -13        0
  MONTH TO DATE  131                       204    -73      193
  SINCE MAR 1    805                      1000   -195     1123
  SINCE JUL 1   5643                      5831   -188     6430

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        7
  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    28   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (200)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    36   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (190)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    13.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    72          1000 PM
 LOWEST     44           300 PM
 AVERAGE    58

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   62        89      2006
                                             1883
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   40        11      1881


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 13 2015.........SUNRISE   638 AM CDT   SUNSET   753 PM CDT
APRIL 14 2015.........SUNRISE   637 AM CDT   SUNSET   754 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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