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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
528 PM CDT FRI MAR 27 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 27 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         41    337 PM  80    2012  54    -13       56
                                      1989
                                      1895
  MINIMUM         26    637 AM   6    1964  34     -8       36
  AVERAGE         34                        44    -10       46

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.01 1975   0.08  -0.08     0.30
  MONTH TO DATE    0.46                      1.93  -1.47     0.60
  SINCE MAR 1      0.46                      1.93  -1.47     0.60
  SINCE JAN 1      2.48                      4.21  -1.73     2.94

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           3.5  1887   0.2   -0.2       T
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         4.7   -4.7      5.6
  SINCE MAR 1      T                         4.7   -4.7      5.6
  SINCE JUL 1     29.1                      33.0   -3.9     47.5
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           31                        21     10       19
  MONTH TO DATE  621                       716    -95      856
  SINCE MAR 1    621                       716    -95      856
  SINCE JUL 1   5459                      5547    -88     6163

 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    16   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (20)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    22   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (360)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.3


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    68           600 AM
 LOWEST     25           300 PM
 AVERAGE    47

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   55        82      1910
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   34         9      1970


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH 27 2015.........SUNRISE   706 AM CDT   SUNSET   734 PM CDT
MARCH 28 2015.........SUNRISE   705 AM CDT   SUNSET   735 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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