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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
525 PM CDT SAT APR 23 2016


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 23 2016...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2016


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         75    342 PM  85    1990  65     10       63
  MINIMUM         45    520 AM  25    1956  44      1       33
  AVERAGE         60                        55      5       48

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          2.95 1897   0.14  -0.14     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    1.48                      2.76  -1.28     1.90
  SINCE MAR 1      3.46                      5.06  -1.60     2.39
  SINCE JAN 1      5.23                      7.34  -2.11     4.41

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           0.9  1967   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       1.7   -1.7      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      0.3                       6.9   -6.6       T
  SINCE JUL 1     30.3                      35.2   -4.9     29.1
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            5                        11     -6       17
  MONTH TO DATE  274                       344    -70      232
  SINCE MAR 1    832                      1140   -308      906
  SINCE JUL 1   4815                      5971  -1156     5744

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE   11                         6      5        7
  SINCE MAR 1     11                         7      4        7
  SINCE JAN 1     11                         7      4        7
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    23   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (160)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    29   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (160)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  FOG
  FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           400 AM
 LOWEST     46           200 PM
 AVERAGE    70

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   66        89      1989
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   44        24      1967


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 23 2016.........SUNRISE   622 AM CDT   SUNSET   804 PM CDT
APRIL 24 2016.........SUNRISE   620 AM CDT   SUNSET   805 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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