Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
140 AM CDT SAT APR 22 2017

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 21 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         62    129 PM  91    1980  65     -3       69
  MINIMUM         41    542 AM  24    1966  43     -2       49
  AVERAGE         52                        54     -2       59

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          1.66 1984   0.14  -0.14     0.11
  MONTH TO DATE    2.07                      2.47  -0.40     1.48
  SINCE MAR 1      5.54                      4.77   0.77     3.46
  SINCE JAN 1      8.05                      7.05   1.00     5.23

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           1.0  1918   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       1.6   -1.6      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      3.6                       6.8   -3.2      0.3
  SINCE JUL 1     14.3                      35.1  -20.8     30.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       13                        12      1        6
  MONTH TO DATE  175                       322   -147      260
  SINCE MAR 1    893                      1118   -225      818
  SINCE JUL 1   4593                      5949  -1356     4801

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE   15                         4     11       11
  SINCE MAR 1     15                         5     10       11
  SINCE JAN 1     15                         5     10       11
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    21   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (40)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    26   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (20)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    11.0


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    89           300 AM
 LOWEST     35           300 PM
 AVERAGE    62

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   65        93      1980
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   44        26      1986


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 22 2017.........SUNRISE   624 AM CDT   SUNSET   803 PM CDT
APRIL 23 2017.........SUNRISE   622 AM CDT   SUNSET   804 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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