Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1229 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 2 2015...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         33    536 PM  75    1983  42     -9        2
                                      1923
  MINIMUM         17    740 AM -10    1913  24     -7       -6
  AVERAGE         25                        33     -8       -2

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          1.87 1970   0.06  -0.06      T
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.12  -0.12     0.14
  SINCE MAR 1      T                         0.12  -0.12     0.14
  SINCE JAN 1      2.02                      2.40  -0.38     2.48

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           7.5  1965   0.2   -0.2       T
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.4   -0.4      3.5
  SINCE MAR 1      T                         0.4   -0.4      3.5
  SINCE JUL 1     29.1                      28.7    0.4     45.4
  SNOW DEPTH       T

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       40                        32      8       67
  MONTH TO DATE   78                        64     14      121
  SINCE MAR 1     78                        64     14      121
  SINCE JUL 1   4916                      4895     21     5428

 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    15   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     E (110)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    21   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (140)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    84           800 AM
 LOWEST     49           400 PM
 AVERAGE    67

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   43        81      1983
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   25        -7      2014


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH  3 2015.........SUNRISE   646 AM CST   SUNSET   607 PM CST
MARCH  4 2015.........SUNRISE   645 AM CST   SUNSET   608 PM CST


-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.




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