Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
150 AM CDT MON APR 17 2017

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 16 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         72    457 PM  90    1898  63      9       80
  MINIMUM         53    635 AM  21    1905  41     12       58
  AVERAGE         63                        52     11       69

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          1.32 1900   0.13  -0.13     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    1.89                      1.78   0.11     0.73
  SINCE MAR 1      5.36                      4.08   1.28     2.71
  SINCE JAN 1      7.87                      6.36   1.51     4.48

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           8.8  1921   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       1.3   -1.3      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      3.6                       6.5   -2.9      0.3
  SINCE JUL 1     14.3                      34.8  -20.5     30.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        2                        13    -11        0
  MONTH TO DATE  148                       260   -112      239
  SINCE MAR 1    866                      1056   -190      797
  SINCE JUL 1   4566                      5887  -1321     4780

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        4
  MONTH TO DATE   13                         0     13        4
  SINCE MAR 1     13                         1     12        4
  SINCE JAN 1     13                         1     12        4
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    17   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (320)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    23   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (20)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.6

SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7

WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  FOG

RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    97          1200 AM
 LOWEST     22           500 PM
 AVERAGE    60
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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   63        86      1975
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   42        19      1907

SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 17 2017.........SUNRISE   631 AM CDT   SUNSET   758 PM CDT
APRIL 18 2017.........SUNRISE   630 AM CDT   SUNSET   759 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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