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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
129 AM CDT MON MAY 4 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 3 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         85    303 PM  88    1949  69     16       72
  MINIMUM         60    556 AM  29    1907  48     12       45
  AVERAGE         73                        58     15       59

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.02          1.62 1913   0.15  -0.13      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.05                      0.46  -0.41      T
  SINCE MAR 1      3.05                      6.62  -3.57     5.41
  SINCE JAN 1      5.07                      8.90  -3.83     7.75

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           3.5  2013   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                         8     -8        6
  MONTH TO DATE    9                        24    -15       35
  SINCE MAR 1    979                      1232   -253     1378
  SINCE JUL 1   5817                      6063   -246     6685

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        8                         1      7        0
  MONTH TO DATE    8                         3      5        0
  SINCE MAR 1     15                        17     -2       12
  SINCE JAN 1     15                        17     -2       12
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    21   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (180)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    25   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (180)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    11.0


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT RAIN


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    84           600 AM
 LOWEST     40           300 PM
 AVERAGE    62

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   69        91      1918
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   48        26      1907


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  4 2015...........SUNRISE   608 AM CDT   SUNSET   815 PM CDT
MAY  5 2015...........SUNRISE   607 AM CDT   SUNSET   816 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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