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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
132 AM CDT SAT APR 8 2017

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 7 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2017


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         63    420 PM  80    1991  59      4       52
                                      1893
  MINIMUM         31    529 AM  16    2007  38     -7       37
                                      1936
  AVERAGE         47                        48     -1       45

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          1.22 2011   0.11  -0.11     0.09
  MONTH TO DATE    1.19                      0.70   0.49     0.71
  SINCE MAR 1      4.66                      3.00   1.66     2.69
  SINCE JAN 1      7.17                      5.28   1.89     4.46

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           5.2  1982   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.7   -0.7      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      3.6                       5.9   -2.3      0.3
  SINCE JUL 1     14.3                      34.2  -19.9     30.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       18                        17      1       20
  MONTH TO DATE  113                       126    -13      126
  SINCE MAR 1    831                       922    -91      684
  SINCE JUL 1   4531                      5753  -1222     4667

 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 (170)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    24   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (180)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    82           600 AM
 LOWEST     23           200 PM
 AVERAGE    53

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   60        87      1931
                                             1887
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   38        20      1972
                                             1928


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL  8 2017.........SUNRISE   646 AM CDT   SUNSET   748 PM CDT
APRIL  9 2017.........SUNRISE   644 AM CDT   SUNSET   749 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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