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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
132 AM CDT TUE APR 21 2015

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 20 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         57    456 PM  86    1987  64     -7       84
                                      1980
  MINIMUM         38   1150 PM  21    1888  43     -5       56
  AVERAGE         48                        54     -6       70

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             1.41 1893   0.14  -0.14     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    1.91                      2.33  -0.42     2.18
  SINCE MAR 1      2.40                      4.63  -2.23     2.81
  SINCE JAN 1      4.42                      6.91  -2.49     5.15

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           3.5  1959   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       1.5   -1.5      0.8
  SINCE MAR 1      T                         6.7   -6.7      6.4
  SINCE JUL 1     29.1                      35.0   -5.9     48.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       17                        12      5        0
  MONTH TO DATE  178                       310   -132      315
  SINCE MAR 1    852                      1106   -254     1245
  SINCE JUL 1   5690                      5937   -247     6552

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        5
  MONTH TO DATE    7                         3      4       12
  SINCE MAR 1      7                         4      3       12
  SINCE JAN 1      7                         4      3       12
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    36   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (310)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    43   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    19.2


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    80          1200 AM
 LOWEST     16           600 PM
 AVERAGE    48

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   65        91      1980
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   43        24      1966


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 21 2015.........SUNRISE   626 AM CDT   SUNSET   801 PM CDT
APRIL 22 2015.........SUNRISE   624 AM CDT   SUNSET   802 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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