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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
133 AM CDT MON APR 7 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 6 2014...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         60    540 PM  88    1991  59      1       71
  MINIMUM         43    259 AM  10    1982  37      6       49
  AVERAGE         52                        48      4       60

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.01          1.56 1938   0.10  -0.09      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.14                      0.59  -0.45      T
  SINCE MAR 1      0.77                      2.89  -2.12     1.68
  SINCE JAN 1      3.11                      5.17  -2.06     4.53

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           2.0  2003   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.1                       0.6   -0.5      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      5.7                       5.8   -0.1      9.6
  SINCE JUL 1     47.6                      34.1   13.5     48.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       13                        17     -4        5
  MONTH TO DATE  140                       109     31      122
  SINCE MAR 1   1070                       905    165     1094
  SINCE JUL 1   6377                      5736    641     5451

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        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    15   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (200)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    19   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (200)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.1


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT RAIN


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    71           900 PM
 LOWEST     41          1100 AM
 AVERAGE    56

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   59        80      1991
                                             1893
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   38        16      2007
                                             1936


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL  7 2014.........SUNRISE   648 AM CDT   SUNSET   746 PM CDT
APRIL  8 2014.........SUNRISE   646 AM CDT   SUNSET   748 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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