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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
133 AM CDT THU APR 20 2017

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 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         80    509 PM  86    1987  64     16       65
  MINIMUM         51    827 AM  25    1928  43      8       49
  AVERAGE         66                        53     13       57

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.13          1.29 1959   0.14  -0.01      T
  MONTH TO DATE    2.07                      2.19  -0.12     0.87
  SINCE MAR 1      5.54                      4.49   1.05     2.85
  SINCE JAN 1      8.05                      6.77   1.28     4.62

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           2.7  1959   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       1.5   -1.5      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      3.6                       6.7   -3.1      0.3
  SINCE JUL 1     14.3                      35.0  -20.7     30.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        0                        12    -12        8
  MONTH TO DATE  152                       298   -146      247
  SINCE MAR 1    870                      1094   -224      805
  SINCE JUL 1   4570                      5925  -1355     4788

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        1                         1      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE   15                         2     13       11
  SINCE MAR 1     15                         3     12       11
  SINCE JAN 1     15                         3     12       11
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    26   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SW (230)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    35   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (190)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    12.2


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    89           600 AM
 LOWEST     52           600 PM
 AVERAGE    71

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   64        86      1987
                                             1980
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   43        21      1888


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 20 2017.........SUNRISE   627 AM CDT   SUNSET   801 PM CDT
APRIL 21 2017.........SUNRISE   625 AM CDT   SUNSET   802 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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