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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
136 AM CDT SUN APR 23 2017

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 22 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         68    431 PM  93    1980  65      3       61
  MINIMUM         45    548 AM  26    1986  44      1       50
  AVERAGE         57                        54      3       56

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          1.56 1950   0.15  -0.15     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    2.07                      2.62  -0.55     1.48
  SINCE MAR 1      5.54                      4.92   0.62     3.46
  SINCE JAN 1      8.05                      7.20   0.85     5.23

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           T    1992   0.0    0.0      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        8                        11     -3        9
  MONTH TO DATE  183                       333   -150      269
  SINCE MAR 1    901                      1129   -228      827
  SINCE JUL 1   4601                      5960  -1359     4810

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE   15                         5     10       11
  SINCE MAR 1     15                         6      9       11
  SINCE JAN 1     15                         6      9       11
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    17   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (30)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    22   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (40)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    70           500 AM
 LOWEST     19           400 PM
 AVERAGE    45

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   65        85      1990
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   44        25      1956


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 23 2017.........SUNRISE   622 AM CDT   SUNSET   804 PM CDT
APRIL 24 2017.........SUNRISE   621 AM CDT   SUNSET   805 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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