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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
134 AM CDT MON MAR 13 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 12 2017...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         38    525 PM  77    1916  47     -9       54
  MINIMUM         23    715 AM -11    1948  28     -5       43
  AVERAGE         31                        38     -7       49

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.12          0.95 1986   0.06   0.06     0.21
  MONTH TO DATE    0.49                      0.77  -0.28     0.26
  SINCE MAR 1      0.49                      0.77  -0.28     0.26
  SINCE JAN 1      3.00                      3.05  -0.05     2.03

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.6           4.4  1951   0.2    0.4      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    1.1                       2.4   -1.3       T
  SINCE MAR 1      1.1                       2.4   -1.3       T
  SINCE JUL 1     11.8                      30.7  -18.9     30.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       34                        27      7       16
  MONTH TO DATE  306                       357    -51      236
  SINCE MAR 1    306                       357    -51      236
  SINCE JUL 1   4006                      5188  -1182     4219

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        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    23   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (150)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    29   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (150)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    10.1


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LT FREEZING RAIN
  LIGHT SNOW
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    85           900 PM
 LOWEST     38          1200 AM
 AVERAGE    62

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   48        77      2012
                                             2007
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   29         2      1993
                                             1975


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH 13 2017.........SUNRISE   729 AM CDT   SUNSET   719 PM CDT
MARCH 14 2017.........SUNRISE   728 AM CDT   SUNSET   720 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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