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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
532 PM CDT WED APR 9 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 9 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         76    356 PM  86    1977  60     16       70
  MINIMUM         32    613 AM  19    1997  39     -7       43
                                      1928
  AVERAGE         54                        49      5       57

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.54 1919   0.11  -0.11     0.61
  MONTH TO DATE    0.22                      0.92  -0.70     0.83
  SINCE MAR 1      0.85                      3.22  -2.37     2.51
  SINCE JAN 1      3.19                      5.50  -2.31     5.36

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0          10.3  1973   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.1                       0.8   -0.7      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      5.7                       6.0   -0.3      9.6
  SINCE JUL 1     47.6                      34.3   13.3     48.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           11                        16     -5        8
  MONTH TO DATE  181                       158     23      146
  SINCE MAR 1   1111                       954    157     1118
  SINCE JUL 1   6418                      5785    633     5475

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         1     -1        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         1     -1        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    28   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SW (230)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    35   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (190)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    11.2


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    72           600 AM
 LOWEST     16           200 PM
 AVERAGE    44

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   60        92      1930
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   39        20      1989


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL  9 2014.........SUNRISE   644 AM CDT   SUNSET   749 PM CDT
APRIL 10 2014.........SUNRISE   643 AM CDT   SUNSET   750 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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