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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
525 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 16 2014...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2014


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         66    325 PM  90    1898  63      3       53
  MINIMUM         39   1231 AM  21    1905  41     -2       33
  AVERAGE         53                        52      1       43

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.32 1900   0.13  -0.13     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    2.18                      1.78   0.40     2.36
  SINCE MAR 1      2.81                      4.08  -1.27     4.04
  SINCE JAN 1      5.15                      6.36  -1.21     6.89

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           8.8  1921   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.8                       1.3   -0.5       T
  SINCE MAR 1      6.4                       6.5   -0.1      9.6
  SINCE JUL 1     48.3                      34.8   13.5     48.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           12                        13     -1       22
  MONTH TO DATE  279                       260     19      294
  SINCE MAR 1   1209                      1056    153     1266
  SINCE JUL 1   6516                      5887    629     5623

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    7                         0      7        0
  SINCE MAR 1      7                         1      6        0
  SINCE JAN 1      7                         1      6        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    37   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (180)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    45   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (170)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    21.2


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    60           200 AM
 LOWEST     27           100 PM
 AVERAGE    44

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   63        86      1975
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   42        19      1907


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 16 2014.........SUNRISE   633 AM CDT   SUNSET   756 PM CDT
APRIL 17 2014.........SUNRISE   632 AM CDT   SUNSET   757 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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