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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
526 PM CDT SAT APR 16 2016


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 16 2016...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         80    359 PM  90    1898  63     17       74
  MINIMUM         58    601 AM  21    1905  41     17       54
  AVERAGE         69                        52     17       64

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.32 1900   0.13  -0.13     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.73                      1.78  -1.05     0.97
  SINCE MAR 1      2.71                      4.08  -1.37     1.46
  SINCE JAN 1      4.48                      6.36  -1.88     3.48

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           8.8  1921   0.0    0.0      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
  TODAY            0                        13    -13        1
  MONTH TO DATE  239                       260    -21      153
  SINCE MAR 1    797                      1056   -259      827
  SINCE JUL 1   4780                      5887  -1107     5665

 COOLING
  TODAY            4                         0      4        0
  MONTH TO DATE    4                         0      4        3
  SINCE MAR 1      4                         1      3        3
  SINCE JAN 1      4                         1      3        3
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    29   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (160)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    37   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (160)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    16.0


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    67           600 AM
 LOWEST     25           300 PM
 AVERAGE    46

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   63        86      1975
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   42        19      1907


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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