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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
136 AM CDT WED MAR 15 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 14 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         29    248 PM  81    2012  48    -19       74
  MINIMUM         13    516 AM  -3    1880  29    -16       51
  AVERAGE         21                        39    -18       63

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          1.50 1945   0.08  -0.08     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.61                      0.92  -0.31     0.45
  SINCE MAR 1      0.61                      0.92  -0.31     0.45
  SINCE JAN 1      3.12                      3.20  -0.08     2.22

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           6.2  1912   0.2   -0.2      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    2.6                       2.8   -0.2       T
  SINCE MAR 1      2.6                       2.8   -0.2       T
  SINCE JUL 1     13.3                      31.1  -17.8     30.0
  SNOW DEPTH       2

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       44                        26     18        2
  MONTH TO DATE  389                       410    -21      249
  SINCE MAR 1    389                       410    -21      249
  SINCE JUL 1   4089                      5241  -1152     4232

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        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    13   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (50)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    19   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (20)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.0


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    84           500 AM
 LOWEST     42           400 PM
 AVERAGE    63

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   49        81      2012
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   29         0      1890


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH 15 2017.........SUNRISE   726 AM CDT   SUNSET   722 PM CDT
MARCH 16 2017.........SUNRISE   724 AM CDT   SUNSET   723 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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