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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
134 AM CDT THU MAY 7 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 6 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         79    207 PM  95    1934  69     10       77
  MINIMUM         65    542 AM  28    1947  49     16       49
  AVERAGE         72                        59     13       63

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             1.58 2007   0.15  -0.15     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.18                      0.92  -0.74      T
  SINCE MAR 1      3.18                      7.08  -3.90     5.41
  SINCE JAN 1      5.20                      9.36  -4.16     7.75

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           T    1991   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  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        0                         7     -7        2
  MONTH TO DATE    9                        45    -36       49
  SINCE MAR 1    979                      1253   -274     1392
  SINCE JUL 1   5817                      6084   -267     6699

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        7                         1      6        0
  MONTH TO DATE   22                         6     16        0
  SINCE MAR 1     29                        20      9       12
  SINCE JAN 1     29                        20      9       12
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    29   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (170)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    35   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (170)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    15.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    87          1200 AM
 LOWEST     50           200 PM
 AVERAGE    69

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   70        92      1966
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   49        28      1931
                                             1885


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  7 2015...........SUNRISE   604 AM CDT   SUNSET   819 PM CDT
MAY  8 2015...........SUNRISE   603 AM CDT   SUNSET   820 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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