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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
125 AM CDT MON MAR 20 2017

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 19 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         71    346 PM  81    2012  51     20       41
  MINIMUM         35    553 AM -10    1923  31      4       33
  AVERAGE         53                        41     12       37

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          1.27 1982   0.08  -0.08     0.04
  MONTH TO DATE    0.61                      1.30  -0.69     1.43
  SINCE MAR 1      0.61                      1.30  -0.69     1.43
  SINCE JAN 1      3.12                      3.58  -0.46     3.20

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           5.4  1970   0.2   -0.2      0.3
  MONTH TO DATE    2.6                       3.6   -1.0      0.3
  SINCE MAR 1      2.6                       3.6   -1.0      0.3
  SINCE JUL 1     13.3                      31.9  -18.6     30.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       12                        24    -12       28
  MONTH TO DATE  499                       536    -37      345
  SINCE MAR 1    499                       536    -37      345
  SINCE JUL 1   4199                      5367  -1168     4328

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    26   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (140)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    33   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (150)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    13.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    76           100 AM
 LOWEST     25          1200 PM
 AVERAGE    51

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   51        79      1938
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   31         4      1906


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH 20 2017.........SUNRISE   717 AM CDT   SUNSET   727 PM CDT
MARCH 21 2017.........SUNRISE   716 AM CDT   SUNSET   728 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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ANSORGE


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