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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
534 PM CDT WED APR 26 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 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         50    207 PM  89    1989  66    -16       71
                                      1987
  MINIMUM         43    913 AM  25    1907  45     -2       53
  AVERAGE         47                        56     -9       62

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.02          2.68 2009   0.15  -0.13     0.05
  MONTH TO DATE    2.09                      3.22  -1.13     1.60
  SINCE MAR 1      5.56                      5.52   0.04     3.58
  SINCE JAN 1      8.07                      7.80   0.27     5.35

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY           MM             T    1967   0.0   MM        0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       1.7   -1.7      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      3.6                       6.9   -3.3      0.3
  SINCE JUL 1     14.3                      35.2  -20.9     30.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           18                        10      8        3
  MONTH TO DATE  213                       375   -162      277
  SINCE MAR 1    931                      1171   -240      835
  SINCE JUL 1   4631                      6002  -1371     4818

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE   15                         9      6       19
  SINCE MAR 1     15                        10      5       19
  SINCE JAN 1     15                        10      5       19
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    24   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (300)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    29   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (300)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    17.1


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    89           500 AM
 LOWEST     61           100 PM
 AVERAGE    75

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   67        88      1989
                                             1981
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   46        28      1950


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 26 2017.........SUNRISE   618 AM CDT   SUNSET   807 PM CDT
APRIL 27 2017.........SUNRISE   617 AM CDT   SUNSET   808 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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