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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
134 AM CDT TUE MAR 21 2017

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 20 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         69   1223 PM  79    1938  51     18       48
  MINIMUM         45    626 AM   4    1906  31     14       33
  AVERAGE         57                        41     16       41

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          1.28 1912   0.08  -0.08      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.61                      1.38  -0.77     1.43
  SINCE MAR 1      0.61                      1.38  -0.77     1.43
  SINCE JAN 1      3.12                      3.66  -0.54     3.20

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0          10.8  1912   0.1   -0.1       T
  MONTH TO DATE    2.6                       3.7   -1.1      0.3
  SINCE MAR 1      2.6                       3.7   -1.1      0.3
  SINCE JUL 1     13.3                      32.0  -18.7     30.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        8                        24    -16       24
  MONTH TO DATE  507                       560    -53      369
  SINCE MAR 1    507                       560    -53      369
  SINCE JUL 1   4207                      5391  -1184     4352

 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    22   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (360)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    27   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (20)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    11.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    71           700 AM
 LOWEST     30           600 PM
 AVERAGE    51

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   52        86      1938
                                             1907
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   32         2      1951


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH 21 2017.........SUNRISE   716 AM CDT   SUNSET   728 PM CDT
MARCH 22 2017.........SUNRISE   714 AM CDT   SUNSET   729 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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