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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
528 PM CDT MON APR 13 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 13 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         67    347 PM  89    2006  62      5       62
                                      1883
  MINIMUM         47    651 AM  11    1881  40      7       34
  AVERAGE         57                        51      6       48

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.05          1.69 2014   0.13  -0.08     1.69
  MONTH TO DATE    0.97                      1.40  -0.43     2.13
  SINCE MAR 1      1.46                      3.70  -2.24     2.76
  SINCE JAN 1      3.48                      5.98  -2.50     5.10

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           3.3  1952   0.0    0.0      0.1
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       1.1   -1.1      0.2
  SINCE MAR 1      T                         6.3   -6.3      5.8
  SINCE JUL 1     29.1                      34.6   -5.5     47.7
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            8                        15     -7       17
  MONTH TO DATE  139                       219    -80      210
  SINCE MAR 1    813                      1015   -202     1140
  SINCE JUL 1   5651                      5846   -195     6447

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  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    26   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (310)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    35   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    12.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           100 AM
 LOWEST     18           100 PM
 AVERAGE    56

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   62        87      2006
                                             2003
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   41        19      1907


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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