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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
526 PM CDT THU APR 30 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 30 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         74    349 PM  92    1926  68      6       45
  MINIMUM         45    517 AM  29    1908  47     -2       38
                                      1903
  AVERAGE         60                        57      3       42

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          2.58 1986   0.16  -0.16     0.25
  MONTH TO DATE    2.51                      3.86  -1.35     4.78
  SINCE MAR 1      3.00                      6.16  -3.16     5.41
  SINCE JAN 1      5.02                      8.44  -3.42     7.75

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           1.0  1960   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       1.8   -1.8      0.8
  SINCE MAR 1      T                         7.0   -7.0      6.4
  SINCE JUL 1     29.1                      35.3   -6.2     48.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            5                         9     -4       23
  MONTH TO DATE  296                       412   -116      413
  SINCE MAR 1    970                      1208   -238     1343
  SINCE JUL 1   5808                      6039   -231     6650

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    7                        13     -6       12
  SINCE MAR 1      7                        14     -7       12
  SINCE JAN 1      7                        14     -7       12
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    17   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (20)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    23   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (20)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.4


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    65           500 AM
 LOWEST     20           400 PM
 AVERAGE    43

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   68        92      1887
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   47        27      1909


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 30 2015.........SUNRISE   613 AM CDT   SUNSET   811 PM CDT
MAY  1 2015...........SUNRISE   612 AM CDT   SUNSET   812 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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