Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
133 AM CDT SAT MAR 25 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 24 2017...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         65    929 AM  83    1967  53     12       40
  MINIMUM         44   1159 PM   1    1974  33     11       29
  AVERAGE         55                        43     12       35

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.34          1.19 1945   0.07   0.27      T
  MONTH TO DATE    1.13                      1.68  -0.55     1.79
  SINCE MAR 1      1.13                      1.68  -0.55     1.79
  SINCE JAN 1      3.64                      3.96  -0.32     3.56

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           2.8  1957   0.2   -0.2       T
  MONTH TO DATE    3.6                       4.3   -0.7      0.3
  SINCE MAR 1      3.6                       4.3   -0.7      0.3
  SINCE JUL 1     14.3                      32.6  -18.3     30.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       10                        22    -12       30
  MONTH TO DATE  581                       652    -71      446
  SINCE MAR 1    581                       652    -71      446
  SINCE JUL 1   4281                      5483  -1202     4429

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        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    25   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (40)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    30   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (40)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93          1200 PM
 LOWEST     56           900 AM
 AVERAGE    75

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   53        88      1907
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   33         3      1955


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH 25 2017.........SUNRISE   709 AM CDT   SUNSET   733 PM CDT
MARCH 26 2017.........SUNRISE   707 AM CDT   SUNSET   734 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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