Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
139 AM CDT SUN APR 12 2015

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 11 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         74    316 PM  87    1930  61     13       78
  MINIMUM         36    319 AM  20    1940  39     -3       38
  AVERAGE         55                        50      5       58

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          2.00 2005   0.11  -0.11     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.63                      1.15  -0.52     0.22
  SINCE MAR 1      1.12                      3.45  -2.33     0.85
  SINCE JAN 1      3.14                      5.73  -2.59     3.19

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           4.1  2007   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       1.0   -1.0      0.1
  SINCE MAR 1      T                         6.2   -6.2      5.7
  SINCE JUL 1     29.1                      34.5   -5.4     47.6
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       10                        15     -5        7
  MONTH TO DATE  129                       189    -60      193
  SINCE MAR 1    803                       985   -182     1123
  SINCE JUL 1   5641                      5816   -175     6430

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        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    22   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (180)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    28   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (160)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    11.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    76           400 AM
 LOWEST     20           300 PM
 AVERAGE    48

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   61        87      1916
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   40        18      1940


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 12 2015.........SUNRISE   640 AM CDT   SUNSET   752 PM CDT
APRIL 13 2015.........SUNRISE   638 AM CDT   SUNSET   753 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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