Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
527 PM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 28 2015...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2015


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    359 PM  82    1910  55     -5       39
  MINIMUM         32    716 AM   9    1970  34     -2       33
  AVERAGE         41                        44     -3       36

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.47 1987   0.09  -0.09      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.46                      2.02  -1.56     0.60
  SINCE MAR 1      0.46                      2.02  -1.56     0.60
  SINCE JAN 1      2.48                      4.30  -1.82     2.94

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           7.2  1886   0.1   -0.1       T
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         4.8   -4.8      5.6
  SINCE MAR 1      T                         4.8   -4.8      5.6
  SINCE JUL 1     29.1                      33.1   -4.0     47.5
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           24                        21      3       29
  MONTH TO DATE  645                       737    -92      885
  SINCE MAR 1    645                       737    -92      885
  SINCE JUL 1   5483                      5568    -85     6192

 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    20   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (170)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    25   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (140)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    47           800 AM
 LOWEST     24           400 PM
 AVERAGE    36

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   55        91      1986
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   34         6      1969


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH 28 2015.........SUNRISE   705 AM CDT   SUNSET   735 PM CDT
MARCH 29 2015.........SUNRISE   703 AM CDT   SUNSET   736 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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