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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
527 PM CDT FRI APR 4 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 4 2014...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         44    330 PM  89    1929  58    -14       65
  MINIMUM         31    638 AM  13    1899  37     -6       32
                                      1881
  AVERAGE         38                        47     -9       49

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.01          1.16 1947   0.10  -0.09     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.13                      0.38  -0.25     0.00
  SINCE MAR 1      0.76                      2.68  -1.92     1.68
  SINCE JAN 1      3.10                      4.96  -1.86     4.53

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.1           1.7  1977   0.1    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.1                       0.4   -0.3      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      5.7                       5.6    0.1      9.6
  SINCE JUL 1     47.6                      33.9   13.7     48.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           27                        18      9       16
  MONTH TO DATE  104                        74     30      101
  SINCE MAR 1   1034                       870    164     1073
  SINCE JUL 1   6341                      5701    640     5430

 COOLING
  TODAY            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    32   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (320)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    42   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (310)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    23.0


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    92           100 AM
 LOWEST     53           300 PM
 AVERAGE    73

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   58        86      2000
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   37        16      1982


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL  4 2014.........SUNRISE   653 AM CDT   SUNSET   743 PM CDT
APRIL  5 2014.........SUNRISE   651 AM CDT   SUNSET   744 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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