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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
147 AM CDT SUN APR 16 2017

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 15 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         78    458 PM  87    2002  62     16       78
  MINIMUM         61   1159 PM  20    1928  41     20       51
  AVERAGE         70                        52     18       65

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.49          1.85 1982   0.13   0.36     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    1.89                      1.65   0.24     0.73
  SINCE MAR 1      5.36                      3.95   1.41     2.71
  SINCE JAN 1      7.87                      6.23   1.64     4.48

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           1.5  1905   0.1   -0.1      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        0                        14    -14        0
  MONTH TO DATE  146                       247   -101      239
  SINCE MAR 1    864                      1043   -179      797
  SINCE JUL 1   4564                      5874  -1310     4780

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        5                         0      5        0
  MONTH TO DATE   13                         0     13        0
  SINCE MAR 1     13                         1     12        0
  SINCE JAN 1     13                         1     12        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    25   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (310)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    35   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (300)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    12.4

SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9

WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  HEAVY RAIN
  FOG

RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    67           200 AM
 LOWEST     54           400 PM
 AVERAGE    61
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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   63        90      1898
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   41        21      1905

SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 16 2017.........SUNRISE   633 AM CDT   SUNSET   757 PM CDT
APRIL 17 2017.........SUNRISE   631 AM CDT   SUNSET   758 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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