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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
525 PM CDT FRI APR 24 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 24 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         58   1017 AM  89    1989  66     -8       57
  MINIMUM         53   1208 PM  24    1967  44      9       47
  AVERAGE         56                        55      1       52

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.18          1.46 1897   0.15   0.03     0.36
  MONTH TO DATE    2.09                      2.91  -0.82     2.81
  SINCE MAR 1      2.58                      5.21  -2.63     3.44
  SINCE JAN 1      4.60                      7.49  -2.89     5.78

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           0.1  1910   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       1.7   -1.7      0.8
  SINCE MAR 1      T                         6.9   -6.9      6.4
  SINCE JUL 1     29.1                      35.2   -6.1     48.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            9                        11     -2       13
  MONTH TO DATE  241                       355   -114      353
  SINCE MAR 1    915                      1151   -236     1283
  SINCE JUL 1   5753                      5982   -229     6590

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    7                         7      0       12
  SINCE MAR 1      7                         8     -1       12
  SINCE JAN 1      7                         8     -1       12
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    17   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (150)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    24   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     E (110)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    11.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT RAIN


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    83           300 PM
 LOWEST     35          1200 AM
 AVERAGE    59

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   66        90      2012
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   45        28      1934


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 24 2015.........SUNRISE   622 AM CDT   SUNSET   805 PM CDT
APRIL 25 2015.........SUNRISE   620 AM CDT   SUNSET   806 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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