Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
133 AM CDT TUE MAR 24 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 23 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         42    143 PM  86    1910  52    -10       34
  MINIMUM         32    642 AM   4    1965  32      0       17
  AVERAGE         37                        42     -5       26

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             1.25 2009   0.08  -0.08      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.01                      1.61  -1.60     0.29
  SINCE MAR 1      0.01                      1.61  -1.60     0.29
  SINCE JAN 1      2.03                      3.89  -1.86     2.63

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           3.8  1897   0.1   -0.1       T
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         4.1   -4.1      5.4
  SINCE MAR 1      T                         4.1   -4.1      5.4
  SINCE JUL 1     29.1                      32.4   -3.3     47.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       28                        23      5       39
  MONTH TO DATE  511                       630   -119      741
  SINCE MAR 1    511                       630   -119      741
  SINCE JUL 1   5349                      5461   -112     6048

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    24   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (60)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    29   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (60)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    11.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    75           300 AM
 LOWEST     60           200 PM
 AVERAGE    68

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   53        83      1967
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   33         1      1974


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH 24 2015.........SUNRISE   712 AM CDT   SUNSET   731 PM CDT
MARCH 25 2015.........SUNRISE   710 AM CDT   SUNSET   732 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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