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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
154 AM CDT WED APR 26 2017

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 25 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         75    106 PM  90    2012  66      9       76
  MINIMUM         49   1159 PM  28    1934  45      4       59
  AVERAGE         62                        55      7       68

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             1.79 1904   0.16  -0.16     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    2.07                      3.07  -1.00     1.55
  SINCE MAR 1      5.54                      5.37   0.17     3.53
  SINCE JAN 1      8.05                      7.65   0.40     5.30

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           0.1  1907   0.0    0.0      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
  YESTERDAY        3                        10     -7        0
  MONTH TO DATE  195                       365   -170      274
  SINCE MAR 1    913                      1161   -248      832
  SINCE JUL 1   4613                      5992  -1379     4815

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        3
  MONTH TO DATE   15                         8      7       19
  SINCE MAR 1     15                         9      6       19
  SINCE JAN 1     15                         9      6       19
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    20   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (310)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    24   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (300)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    80          1100 PM
 LOWEST     39          1200 AM
 AVERAGE    60

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   66        89      1989
                                             1987
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   45        25      1907


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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