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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
526 PM CDT WED MAR 18 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 18 2015...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2015


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         55    243 PM  83    2012  50      5       52
  MINIMUM         38    716 AM  -3    1923  31      7       35
  AVERAGE         47                        40      7       44

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.57 1922   0.08  -0.08     0.03
  MONTH TO DATE    0.01                      1.22  -1.21     0.29
  SINCE MAR 1      0.01                      1.22  -1.21     0.29
  SINCE JAN 1      2.03                      3.50  -1.47     2.63

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           8.5  1923   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         3.4   -3.4      5.4
  SINCE MAR 1      T                         3.4   -3.4      5.4
  SINCE JUL 1     29.1                      31.7   -2.6     47.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           18                        25     -7       21
  MONTH TO DATE  412                       512   -100      600
  SINCE MAR 1    412                       512   -100      600
  SINCE JUL 1   5250                      5343    -93     5907

 COOLING
  TODAY            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    17   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (140)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    21   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (140)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.2


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    48           700 AM
 LOWEST     20           200 PM
 AVERAGE    34

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   51        81      2012
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   31       -10      1923


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH 18 2015.........SUNRISE   722 AM CDT   SUNSET   724 PM CDT
MARCH 19 2015.........SUNRISE   720 AM CDT   SUNSET   725 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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