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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
526 PM CDT THU APR 9 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 9 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         56   1214 PM  86    1977  60     -4       76
  MINIMUM         47    359 PM  19    1997  39      8       32
                                      1928
  AVERAGE         52                        49      3       54

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.09          1.54 1919   0.11  -0.02     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.62                      0.92  -0.30     0.22
  SINCE MAR 1      1.11                      3.22  -2.11     0.85
  SINCE JAN 1      3.13                      5.50  -2.37     3.19

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0          10.3  1973   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.8   -0.8      0.1
  SINCE MAR 1      T                         6.0   -6.0      5.7
  SINCE JUL 1     29.1                      34.3   -5.2     47.6
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           13                        16     -3       11
  MONTH TO DATE   97                       158    -61      181
  SINCE MAR 1    771                       954   -183     1111
  SINCE JUL 1   5609                      5785   -176     6418

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    3                         0      3        0
  SINCE MAR 1      3                         1      2        0
  SINCE JAN 1      3                         1      2        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    21   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (310)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    24   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.2


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG
  FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           100 AM
 LOWEST     83           100 PM
 AVERAGE    88

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   60        92      1930
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   39        20      1989


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL  9 2015.........SUNRISE   645 AM CDT   SUNSET   748 PM CDT
APRIL 10 2015.........SUNRISE   643 AM CDT   SUNSET   749 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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