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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
209 AM CDT TUE APR 28 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 27 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         70    343 PM  88    1989  67      3       66
                                      1981
  MINIMUM         38    529 AM  28    1950  46     -8       47
  AVERAGE         54                        56     -2       57

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          1.64 1990   0.16  -0.16     0.91
  MONTH TO DATE    2.52                      3.38  -0.86     3.72
  SINCE MAR 1      3.01                      5.68  -2.67     4.35
  SINCE JAN 1      5.03                      7.96  -2.93     6.69

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           T    1917   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       1.8   -1.8      0.8
  SINCE MAR 1      T                         7.0   -7.0      6.4
  SINCE JUL 1     29.1                      35.3   -6.2     48.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       11                        10      1        8
  MONTH TO DATE  282                       385   -103      366
  SINCE MAR 1    956                      1181   -225     1296
  SINCE JUL 1   5794                      6012   -218     6603

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    7                        10     -3       12
  SINCE MAR 1      7                        11     -4       12
  SINCE JAN 1      7                        11     -4       12
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    18   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     E (70)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    24   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (60)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     5.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.2


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    76           500 AM
 LOWEST     22           500 PM
 AVERAGE    49

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   67        91      1910
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   46        30      1950


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 28 2015.........SUNRISE   616 AM CDT   SUNSET   809 PM CDT
APRIL 29 2015.........SUNRISE   615 AM CDT   SUNSET   810 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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