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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
216 AM CDT TUE APR 4 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 3 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         53    332 PM  87    2011  57     -4       83
  MINIMUM         49   1141 PM   9    1975  36     13       35
  AVERAGE         51                        47      4       59

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.50          1.93 1945   0.09   0.41      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.66                      0.28   0.38     0.02
  SINCE MAR 1      4.13                      2.58   1.55     2.00
  SINCE JAN 1      6.64                      4.86   1.78     3.77

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           3.9  1950   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.3   -0.3      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      3.6                       5.5   -1.9      0.3
  SINCE JUL 1     14.3                      33.8  -19.5     30.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       14                        18     -4        6
  MONTH TO DATE   48                        56     -8       53
  SINCE MAR 1    766                       852    -86      611
  SINCE JUL 1   4466                      5683  -1217     4594

 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    13   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (340)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    17   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (350)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           900 AM
 LOWEST     86          1000 PM
 AVERAGE    93

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   58        89      1929
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   37        13      1899
                                             1881


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL  4 2017.........SUNRISE   652 AM CDT   SUNSET   744 PM CDT
APRIL  5 2017.........SUNRISE   650 AM CDT   SUNSET   745 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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