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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
128 AM CDT FRI APR 17 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 16 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   1254 PM  90    1898  63     11       66
  MINIMUM         54    545 AM  21    1905  41     13       39
  AVERAGE         64                        52     12       53

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          1.32 1900   0.13  -0.13      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.98                      1.78  -0.80     2.18
  SINCE MAR 1      1.47                      4.08  -2.61     2.81
  SINCE JAN 1      3.49                      6.36  -2.87     5.15

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           8.8  1921   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       1.3   -1.3      0.8
  SINCE MAR 1      T                         6.5   -6.5      6.4
  SINCE JUL 1     29.1                      34.8   -5.7     48.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        1                        13    -12       12
  MONTH TO DATE  153                       260   -107      279
  SINCE MAR 1    827                      1056   -229     1209
  SINCE JUL 1   5665                      5887   -222     6516

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        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    13   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SW (210)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    16   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SW (240)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     5.0


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    65          1100 PM
 LOWEST     30          1200 AM
 AVERAGE    48

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   63        86      1975
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   42        19      1907


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 17 2015.........SUNRISE   632 AM CDT   SUNSET   757 PM CDT
APRIL 18 2015.........SUNRISE   630 AM CDT   SUNSET   758 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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