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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
526 PM CDT SUN APR 13 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 13 2014...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         62   1223 AM  89    2006  62      0       54
                                      1883
  MINIMUM         46    421 PM  11    1881  40      6       30
  AVERAGE         54                        51      3       42

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            1.16R         0.80 1892   0.13   1.03      T
  MONTH TO DATE    1.60                      1.40   0.20     2.20
  SINCE MAR 1      2.23                      3.70  -1.47     3.88
  SINCE JAN 1      4.57                      5.98  -1.41     6.73

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           3.3  1952   0.0    0.0       T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.1                       1.1   -1.0       T
  SINCE MAR 1      5.7                       6.3   -0.6      9.6
  SINCE JUL 1     47.6                      34.6   13.0     48.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           11                        15     -4       23
  MONTH TO DATE  204                       219    -15      244
  SINCE MAR 1   1134                      1015    119     1216
  SINCE JUL 1   6441                      5846    595     5573

 COOLING
  TODAY            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    30   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (40)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    38   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (10)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    16.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           700 AM
 LOWEST     84           200 AM
 AVERAGE    89

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   62        87      2006
                                             2003
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   41        19      1907


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 13 2014.........SUNRISE   638 AM CDT   SUNSET   753 PM CDT
APRIL 14 2014.........SUNRISE   636 AM CDT   SUNSET   754 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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