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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
530 PM CDT FRI APR 14 2017

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 14 2017...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         72   1247 PM  87    2006  62     10       74
                                      2003
  MINIMUM         56    729 AM  19    1907  41     15       47
  AVERAGE         64                        51     13       61

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.15          3.43 2012   0.12   0.03     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    1.40                      1.52  -0.12     0.73
  SINCE MAR 1      4.87                      3.82   1.05     2.71
  SINCE JAN 1      7.38                      6.10   1.28     4.48

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           1.8  1949   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       1.2   -1.2      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      3.6                       6.4   -2.8      0.3
  SINCE JUL 1     14.3                      34.7  -20.4     30.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            1                        14    -13        4
  MONTH TO DATE  146                       233    -87      239
  SINCE MAR 1    864                      1029   -165      797
  SINCE JUL 1   4564                      5860  -1296     4780

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    8                         0      8        0
  SINCE MAR 1      8                         1      7        0
  SINCE JAN 1      8                         1      7        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    23   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (160)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    33   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (170)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    10.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    90          1000 AM
 LOWEST     61           100 PM
 AVERAGE    76

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   62        87      2002
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   41        20      1928


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 14 2017.........SUNRISE   636 AM CDT   SUNSET   754 PM CDT
APRIL 15 2017.........SUNRISE   634 AM CDT   SUNSET   755 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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