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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
527 PM CDT WED MAR 22 2017

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 22 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         46    359 PM  84    1988  52     -6       65
  MINIMUM         29    409 AM   1    1912  32     -3       49
  AVERAGE         38                        42     -4       57

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.02 2011   0.08  -0.08     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.79                      1.53  -0.74     1.43
  SINCE MAR 1      0.79                      1.53  -0.74     1.43
  SINCE JAN 1      3.30                      3.81  -0.51     3.20

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           4.0  1903   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    3.6                       4.0   -0.4      0.3
  SINCE MAR 1      3.6                       4.0   -0.4      0.3
  SINCE JUL 1     14.3                      32.3  -18.0     30.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           27                        23      4        8
  MONTH TO DATE  556                       607    -51      397
  SINCE MAR 1    556                       607    -51      397
  SINCE JUL 1   4256                      5438  -1182     4380

 COOLING
  TODAY            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    20   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     E (110)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    26   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     E (100)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    11.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    64           900 AM
 LOWEST     37           400 PM
 AVERAGE    51

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


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH 22 2017.........SUNRISE   714 AM CDT   SUNSET   729 PM CDT
MARCH 23 2017.........SUNRISE   712 AM CDT   SUNSET   730 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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