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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
132 AM CDT SUN APR 6 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 5 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         58    451 PM  86    2000  58      0       63
  MINIMUM         25    443 AM  16    1982  37    -12       35
  AVERAGE         42                        48     -6       49

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          1.22 1965   0.11  -0.11     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.13                      0.49  -0.36     0.00
  SINCE MAR 1      0.76                      2.79  -2.03     1.68
  SINCE JAN 1      3.10                      5.07  -1.97     4.53

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           6.6  1982   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.1                       0.5   -0.4      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      5.7                       5.7    0.0      9.6
  SINCE JUL 1     47.6                      34.0   13.6     48.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       23                        18      5       16
  MONTH TO DATE  127                        92     35      117
  SINCE MAR 1   1057                       888    169     1089
  SINCE JUL 1   6364                      5719    645     5446

 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    16   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (190)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    20   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (190)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.2


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    85           700 AM
 LOWEST     24           500 PM
 AVERAGE    55

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   59        88      1991
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   37        10      1982


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL  6 2014.........SUNRISE   649 AM CDT   SUNSET   745 PM CDT
APRIL  7 2014.........SUNRISE   648 AM CDT   SUNSET   746 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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