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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
132 AM CDT THU APR 2 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 1 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         83    309 PM  87    2003  57     26       47
  MINIMUM         52    327 AM  11    1881  36     16       23
  AVERAGE         68                        46     22       35

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          0.96 1920   0.09  -0.09     0.00
                                      1897
  MONTH TO DATE    0.00                      0.09  -0.09     0.00
  SINCE MAR 1      0.49                      2.39  -1.90     0.63
  SINCE JAN 1      2.51                      4.67  -2.16     2.97

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           4.5  1979   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.1   -0.1      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      T                         5.3   -5.3      5.6
  SINCE JUL 1     29.1                      33.6   -4.5     47.5
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        0                        19    -19       30
  MONTH TO DATE    0                        19    -19       30
  SINCE MAR 1    674                       815   -141      960
  SINCE JUL 1   5512                      5646   -134     6267

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        3                         0      3        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    33   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (190)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    40   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (190)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    18.6


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    67          1100 PM
 LOWEST     18           200 PM
 AVERAGE    43

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   57        87      1981
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   36        15      1970


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL  2 2015.........SUNRISE   656 AM CDT   SUNSET   741 PM CDT
APRIL  3 2015.........SUNRISE   655 AM CDT   SUNSET   742 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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