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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
547 PM CDT SAT APR 9 2016

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 9 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         50    359 PM  86    1977  60    -10       56
  MINIMUM         25    558 AM  19    1997  39    -14       37
                                      1928
  AVERAGE         38                        49    -11       47

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.54 1919   0.11  -0.11     0.10
  MONTH TO DATE    0.71                      0.92  -0.21     0.63
  SINCE MAR 1      2.69                      3.22  -0.53     1.12
  SINCE JAN 1      4.46                      5.50  -1.04     3.14

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0          10.3  1973   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.8   -0.8      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      0.3                       6.0   -5.7       T
  SINCE JUL 1     30.3                      34.3   -4.0     29.1
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           27                        16     11       18
  MONTH TO DATE  177                       158     19      102
  SINCE MAR 1    735                       954   -219      776
  SINCE JUL 1   4718                      5785  -1067     5614

 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    23   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (170)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    30   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (170)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    10.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    63           700 AM
 LOWEST     24           300 PM
 AVERAGE    44

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   60        92      1930
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   39        20      1989


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL  9 2016.........SUNRISE   644 AM CDT   SUNSET   749 PM CDT
APRIL 10 2016.........SUNRISE   642 AM CDT   SUNSET   750 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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