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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
533 PM CDT MON APR 11 2016


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 11 2016...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2016


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         52    344 PM  87    1930  61     -9       74
  MINIMUM         36    702 AM  20    1940  39     -3       36
  AVERAGE         44                        50     -6       55

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          2.00 2005   0.11  -0.11     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.73                      1.15  -0.42     0.63
  SINCE MAR 1      2.71                      3.45  -0.74     1.12
  SINCE JAN 1      4.48                      5.73  -1.25     3.14

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           4.1  2007   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       1.0   -1.0      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      0.3                       6.2   -5.9       T
  SINCE JUL 1     30.3                      34.5   -4.2     29.1
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           21                        15      6       10
  MONTH TO DATE  207                       189     18      129
  SINCE MAR 1    765                       985   -220      803
  SINCE JUL 1   4748                      5816  -1068     5641

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        3
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         1     -1        3
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         1     -1        3
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    29   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (320)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    36   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (350)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    16.1


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    56           600 AM
 LOWEST     24           100 PM
 AVERAGE    40

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   61        87      1916
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   40        18      1940


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 11 2016.........SUNRISE   640 AM CDT   SUNSET   751 PM CDT
APRIL 12 2016.........SUNRISE   639 AM CDT   SUNSET   752 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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