Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
539 PM CDT WED MAR 29 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 29 2017...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         49    118 AM  91    1986  55     -6       67
  MINIMUM         42    930 AM   6    1969  34      8       43
  AVERAGE         46                        45      1       55

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.73          0.98 1976   0.09   0.64     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    2.72                      2.11   0.61     1.90
  SINCE MAR 1      2.72                      2.11   0.61     1.90
  SINCE JAN 1      5.23                      4.39   0.84     3.67

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           3.7  1954   0.2   -0.2      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    3.6                       5.0   -1.4      0.3
  SINCE MAR 1      3.6                       5.0   -1.4      0.3
  SINCE JUL 1     14.3                      33.3  -19.0     30.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           19                        20     -1       10
  MONTH TO DATE  675                       757    -82      541
  SINCE MAR 1    675                       757    -82      541
  SINCE JUL 1   4375                      5588  -1213     4524

 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    22   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     E (70)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    32   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     E (90)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    13.3


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    92          1200 PM
 LOWEST     80           200 AM
 AVERAGE    86

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   56        83      1968
                                             1967
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   35         6      1964


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH 29 2017.........SUNRISE   702 AM CDT   SUNSET   737 PM CDT
MARCH 30 2017.........SUNRISE   701 AM CDT   SUNSET   738 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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