Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
128 AM CDT WED APR 9 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 8 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2014


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         58    425 PM  87    1931  60     -2       74
                                      1887
  MINIMUM         37   1121 PM  20    1972  38     -1       47
                                      1928
  AVERAGE         48                        49     -1       61

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          1.17 1904   0.11  -0.11     0.22
  MONTH TO DATE    0.22                      0.81  -0.59     0.22
  SINCE MAR 1      0.85                      3.11  -2.26     1.90
  SINCE JAN 1      3.19                      5.39  -2.20     4.75

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           3.5  1973   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.1                       0.8   -0.7      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      5.7                       6.0   -0.3      9.6
  SINCE JUL 1     47.6                      34.3   13.3     48.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       17                        16      1        4
  MONTH TO DATE  170                       142     28      138
  SINCE MAR 1   1100                       938    162     1110
  SINCE JUL 1   6407                      5769    638     5467

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         1     -1        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         1     -1        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    25   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (330)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    34   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    11.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    76           500 AM
 LOWEST     23           500 PM
 AVERAGE    50

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   60        86      1977
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   39        19      1997
                                             1928


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL  9 2014.........SUNRISE   644 AM CDT   SUNSET   749 PM CDT
APRIL 10 2014.........SUNRISE   643 AM CDT   SUNSET   750 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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