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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
527 PM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 29 2015...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2015


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         63    354 PM  91    1986  55      8       53
  MINIMUM         37    224 AM   6    1969  34      3       28
  AVERAGE         50                        45      5       41

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.03          0.98 1976   0.09  -0.06     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.49                      2.11  -1.62     0.60
  SINCE MAR 1      0.49                      2.11  -1.62     0.60
  SINCE JAN 1      2.51                      4.39  -1.88     2.94

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           3.7  1954   0.2   -0.2      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         5.0   -5.0      5.6
  SINCE MAR 1      T                         5.0   -5.0      5.6
  SINCE JUL 1     29.1                      33.3   -4.2     47.5
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           15                        20     -5       24
  MONTH TO DATE  660                       757    -97      909
  SINCE MAR 1    660                       757    -97      909
  SINCE JUL 1   5498                      5588    -90     6216

 COOLING
  TODAY            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    41   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (310)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    49   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (300)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    20.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    85           700 AM
 LOWEST     25           400 PM
 AVERAGE    55

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   56        83      1968
                                             1967
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   35         6      1964


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH 29 2015.........SUNRISE   703 AM CDT   SUNSET   736 PM CDT
MARCH 30 2015.........SUNRISE   701 AM CDT   SUNSET   738 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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