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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
243 AM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 14 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2014

WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         41    419 PM  87    2006  62    -21       70
                                      2003
  MINIMUM         30   1159 PM  19    1907  41    -11       45
  AVERAGE         36                        51    -15       58

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.05          3.43 2012   0.12  -0.07     0.15
  MONTH TO DATE    2.18                      1.52   0.66     2.35
  SINCE MAR 1      2.81                      3.82  -1.01     4.03
  SINCE JAN 1      5.15                      6.10  -0.95     6.88

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.6           1.8  1949   0.1    0.5      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.8                       1.2   -0.4       T
  SINCE MAR 1      6.4                       6.4    0.0      9.6
  SINCE JUL 1     48.3                      34.7   13.6     48.3
  SNOW DEPTH       1

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       29                        14     15        7
  MONTH TO DATE  239                       233      6      251
  SINCE MAR 1   1169                      1029    140     1223
  SINCE JUL 1   6476                      5860    616     5580

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    7                         0      7        0
  SINCE MAR 1      7                         1      6        0
  SINCE JAN 1      7                         1      6        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    31   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (350)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    43   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (330)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    16.8

SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7

WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT SNOW
  FOG

RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    89           100 AM
 LOWEST     40           600 PM
 AVERAGE    65
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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   62        87      2002
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   41        20      1928

SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 15 2014.........SUNRISE   635 AM CDT   SUNSET   755 PM CDT
APRIL 16 2014.........SUNRISE   633 AM CDT   SUNSET   756 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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