Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
133 AM CDT WED APR 19 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 18 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         76    241 PM  90    1985  63     13       76
  MINIMUM         55    551 AM  20    1983  42     13       58
  AVERAGE         66                        53     13       67

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.05          2.55 1991   0.13  -0.08     0.14
  MONTH TO DATE    1.94                      2.05  -0.11     0.87
  SINCE MAR 1      5.41                      4.35   1.06     2.85
  SINCE JAN 1      7.92                      6.63   1.29     4.62

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           0.3  1939   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       1.4   -1.4      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      3.6                       6.6   -3.0      0.3
  SINCE JUL 1     14.3                      34.9  -20.6     30.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        0                        13    -13        0
  MONTH TO DATE  152                       286   -134      239
  SINCE MAR 1    870                      1082   -212      797
  SINCE JUL 1   4570                      5913  -1343     4780

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        1                         1      0        2
  MONTH TO DATE   14                         1     13       11
  SINCE MAR 1     14                         2     12       11
  SINCE JAN 1     14                         2     12       11
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    25   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (190)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    33   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (190)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    10.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT RAIN


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    87          1100 PM
 LOWEST     51          1200 AM
 AVERAGE    69

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   64        86      1987
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   43        25      1928


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 19 2017.........SUNRISE   628 AM CDT   SUNSET   800 PM CDT
APRIL 20 2017.........SUNRISE   627 AM CDT   SUNSET   801 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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