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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
526 PM CDT TUE APR 28 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 28 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         76    359 PM  91    1910  67      9       67
  MINIMUM         43    445 AM  30    1950  46     -3       53
  AVERAGE         60                        56      4       60

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          3.80 1974   0.16  -0.16     0.74
  MONTH TO DATE    2.52                      3.54  -1.02     4.46
  SINCE MAR 1      3.01                      5.84  -2.83     5.09
  SINCE JAN 1      5.03                      8.12  -3.09     7.43

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           1.2  1950   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        5
  MONTH TO DATE  287                       394   -107      371
  SINCE MAR 1    961                      1190   -229     1301
  SINCE JUL 1   5799                      6021   -222     6608

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    7                        11     -4       12
  SINCE MAR 1      7                        12     -5       12
  SINCE JAN 1      7                        12     -5       12
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    16   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (30)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    21   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (20)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     5.1


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    76           200 AM
 LOWEST     16           400 PM
 AVERAGE    46

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   67        92      1910
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   46        24      1958


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 28 2015.........SUNRISE   616 AM CDT   SUNSET   809 PM CDT
APRIL 29 2015.........SUNRISE   615 AM CDT   SUNSET   810 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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