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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
528 PM CDT TUE APR 14 2015

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 14 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         70    313 PM  87    2006  62      8       41
                                      2003
  MINIMUM         41    529 AM  19    1907  41      0       30
  AVERAGE         56                        51      5       36

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          3.43 2012   0.12  -0.12     0.05
  MONTH TO DATE    0.98                      1.52  -0.54     2.18
  SINCE MAR 1      1.47                      3.82  -2.35     2.81
  SINCE JAN 1      3.49                      6.10  -2.61     5.15

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           1.8  1949   0.1   -0.1      0.6
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       1.2   -1.2      0.8
  SINCE MAR 1      T                         6.4   -6.4      6.4
  SINCE JUL 1     29.1                      34.7   -5.6     48.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            9                        14     -5       29
  MONTH TO DATE  148                       233    -85      239
  SINCE MAR 1    822                      1029   -207     1169
  SINCE JUL 1   5660                      5860   -200     6476

 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    15   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (150)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    19   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (140)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     3.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    65           300 AM
 LOWEST     17           100 PM
 AVERAGE    41

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   62        87      2002
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   41        20      1928


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 14 2015.........SUNRISE   637 AM CDT   SUNSET   754 PM CDT
APRIL 15 2015.........SUNRISE   635 AM CDT   SUNSET   755 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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