Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
527 PM CDT SAT MAR 25 2017

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 25 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         44    149 PM  88    1907  53     -9       56
  MINIMUM         40    959 AM   3    1955  33      7       24
  AVERAGE         42                        43     -1       40

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.83          1.23 1920   0.09   0.74     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    1.96                      1.77   0.19     1.79
  SINCE MAR 1      1.96                      1.77   0.19     1.79
  SINCE JAN 1      4.47                      4.05   0.42     3.56

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           5.9  1957   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    3.6                       4.4   -0.8      0.3
  SINCE MAR 1      3.6                       4.4   -0.8      0.3
  SINCE JUL 1     14.3                      32.7  -18.4     30.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           23                        22      1       25
  MONTH TO DATE  604                       674    -70      471
  SINCE MAR 1    604                       674    -70      471
  SINCE JUL 1   4304                      5505  -1201     4454

 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    21   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (20)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    27   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (40)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    14.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    96           300 AM
 LOWEST     86          1100 AM
 AVERAGE    91

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   54        87      1991
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   33        -1      1964


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH 25 2017.........SUNRISE   709 AM CDT   SUNSET   733 PM CDT
MARCH 26 2017.........SUNRISE   707 AM CDT   SUNSET   734 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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