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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
527 PM CDT SUN MAR 26 2017

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 26 2017...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2017


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         48    359 PM  87    1991  54     -6       51
  MINIMUM         41    814 AM  -1    1964  33      8       39
  AVERAGE         45                        44      1       45

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.03          1.43 1882   0.08  -0.05     0.11
  MONTH TO DATE    1.99                      1.85   0.14     1.90
  SINCE MAR 1      1.99                      1.85   0.14     1.90
  SINCE JAN 1      4.50                      4.13   0.37     3.67

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           7.3  1983   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    3.6                       4.5   -0.9      0.3
  SINCE MAR 1      3.6                       4.5   -0.9      0.3
  SINCE JUL 1     14.3                      32.8  -18.5     30.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           20                        21     -1       20
  MONTH TO DATE  624                       695    -71      491
  SINCE MAR 1    624                       695    -71      491
  SINCE JUL 1   4324                      5526  -1202     4474

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    13   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (280)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    14   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (30)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.3


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    96          1200 AM
 LOWEST     80           400 PM
 AVERAGE    88

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   54        80      2012
                                             1989
                                             1895
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   34         6      1964


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH 26 2017.........SUNRISE   707 AM CDT   SUNSET   734 PM CDT
MARCH 27 2017.........SUNRISE   706 AM CDT   SUNSET   735 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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