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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
142 AM CDT SAT APR 16 2016


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 15 2016...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         78    339 PM  87    2002  62     16       71
  MINIMUM         51    620 AM  20    1928  41     10       51
  AVERAGE         65                        52     13       61

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          1.85 1982   0.13  -0.13     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.73                      1.65  -0.92     0.97
  SINCE MAR 1      2.71                      3.95  -1.24     1.46
  SINCE JAN 1      4.48                      6.23  -1.75     3.48

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      0.3                       6.5   -6.2       T
  SINCE JUL 1     30.3                      34.8   -4.5     29.1
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        0                        14    -14        4
  MONTH TO DATE  239                       247     -8      152
  SINCE MAR 1    797                      1043   -246      826
  SINCE JUL 1   4780                      5874  -1094     5664

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        3
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         1     -1        3
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         1     -1        3
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    25   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (160)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    32   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (180)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    14.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    56          1100 PM
 LOWEST     36          1200 AM
 AVERAGE    46

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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 2016.........SUNRISE   632 AM CDT   SUNSET   757 PM CDT
APRIL 17 2016.........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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