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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
526 PM CDT WED APR 27 2016

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 27 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         54   1251 AM  88    1989  67    -13       70
                                      1981
  MINIMUM         45    358 AM  28    1950  46     -1       38
  AVERAGE         50                        56     -6       54

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.28          1.64 1990   0.16   0.12     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    1.88                      3.38  -1.50     2.51
  SINCE MAR 1      3.86                      5.68  -1.82     3.00
  SINCE JAN 1      5.63                      7.96  -2.33     5.02

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           T    1917   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       1.8   -1.8      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      0.3                       7.0   -6.7       T
  SINCE JUL 1     30.3                      35.3   -5.0     29.1
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           15                        10      5       11
  MONTH TO DATE  292                       385    -93      282
  SINCE MAR 1    850                      1181   -331      956
  SINCE JUL 1   4833                      6012  -1179     5794

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE   19                        10      9        7
  SINCE MAR 1     19                        11      8        7
  SINCE JAN 1     19                        11      8        7
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    30   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (60)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    37   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     E (70)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    15.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93          1200 PM
 LOWEST     76           400 AM
 AVERAGE    85

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   67        91      1910
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   46        30      1950


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 27 2016.........SUNRISE   616 AM CDT   SUNSET   809 PM CDT
APRIL 28 2016.........SUNRISE   615 AM CDT   SUNSET   810 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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