Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
131 AM CDT MON MAR 23 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 22 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2015


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         64    327 PM  84    1988  52     12       35
  MINIMUM         36    650 AM   1    1912  32      4       22
  AVERAGE         50                        42      8       29

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             1.02 2011   0.08  -0.08     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.01                      1.53  -1.52     0.29
  SINCE MAR 1      0.01                      1.53  -1.52     0.29
  SINCE JAN 1      2.03                      3.81  -1.78     2.63

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           4.0  1903   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         4.0   -4.0      5.4
  SINCE MAR 1      T                         4.0   -4.0      5.4
  SINCE JUL 1     29.1                      32.3   -3.2     47.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       15                        23     -8       36
  MONTH TO DATE  483                       607   -124      702
  SINCE MAR 1    483                       607   -124      702
  SINCE JUL 1   5321                      5438   -117     6009

 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    21   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     E (110)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    28   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (120)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    12.2


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT RAIN


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    58          1000 AM
 LOWEST     36           400 PM
 AVERAGE    47

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   52        86      1910
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   32         4      1965


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH 23 2015.........SUNRISE   713 AM CDT   SUNSET   730 PM CDT
MARCH 24 2015.........SUNRISE   712 AM CDT   SUNSET   731 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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