Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
528 PM CDT FRI MAR 24 2017

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 24 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         65    929 AM  83    1967  53     12       40
  MINIMUM         48   1228 PM   1    1974  33     15       29
  AVERAGE         57                        43     14       35

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.29          1.19 1945   0.07   0.22      T
  MONTH TO DATE    1.08                      1.68  -0.60     1.79
  SINCE MAR 1      1.08                      1.68  -0.60     1.79
  SINCE JAN 1      3.59                      3.96  -0.37     3.56

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           2.8  1957   0.2   -0.2       T
  MONTH TO DATE    3.6                       4.3   -0.7      0.3
  SINCE MAR 1      3.6                       4.3   -0.7      0.3
  SINCE JUL 1     14.3                      32.6  -18.3     30.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            8                        22    -14       30
  MONTH TO DATE  579                       652    -73      446
  SINCE MAR 1    579                       652    -73      446
  SINCE JUL 1   4279                      5483  -1204     4429

 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    16   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (320)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    20   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93          1200 PM
 LOWEST     56           900 AM
 AVERAGE    75

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   53        88      1907
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   33         3      1955


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH 24 2017.........SUNRISE   711 AM CDT   SUNSET   732 PM CDT
MARCH 25 2017.........SUNRISE   709 AM CDT   SUNSET   733 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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