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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
528 PM CDT THU APR 3 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 3 2014...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2014


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         46    427 PM  87    2011  57    -11       53
  MINIMUM         39    833 AM   9    1975  36      3       29
  AVERAGE         43                        47     -4       41

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.03          1.93 1945   0.09  -0.06     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.03                      0.28  -0.25     0.00
  SINCE MAR 1      0.66                      2.58  -1.92     1.68
  SINCE JAN 1      3.00                      4.86  -1.86     4.53

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           3.9  1950   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.3   -0.3      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      5.6                       5.5    0.1      9.6
  SINCE JUL 1     47.5                      33.8   13.7     48.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           22                        18      4       24
  MONTH TO DATE   75                        56     19       85
  SINCE MAR 1   1005                       852    153     1057
  SINCE JUL 1   6312                      5683    629     5414

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         1     -1        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         1     -1        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    20   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (60)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    28   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     E (90)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    11.2


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    92           400 AM
 LOWEST     76          1200 AM
 AVERAGE    84

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   58        89      1929
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   37        13      1899
                                             1881


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL  3 2014.........SUNRISE   654 AM CDT   SUNSET   742 PM CDT
APRIL  4 2014.........SUNRISE   653 AM CDT   SUNSET   743 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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