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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
534 PM CDT SUN MAR 30 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 30 2014...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         72    320 PM  83    1968  56     16       61
                                      1967
  MINIMUM         37    533 AM   6    1964  35      2       44
  AVERAGE         55                        45     10       53

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.88 1998   0.09  -0.09     0.13
  MONTH TO DATE    0.60                      2.20  -1.60     1.68
  SINCE MAR 1      0.60                      2.20  -1.60     1.68
  SINCE JAN 1      2.94                      4.48  -1.54     4.53

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           4.2  1901   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    5.6                       5.1    0.5      9.6
  SINCE MAR 1      5.6                       5.1    0.5      9.6
  SINCE JUL 1     47.5                      33.4   14.1     48.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           10                        20    -10       12
  MONTH TO DATE  919                       777    142      951
  SINCE MAR 1    919                       777    142      951
  SINCE JUL 1   6226                      5608    618     5308

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    30   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (200)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    39   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (200)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    16.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    76           600 AM
 LOWEST     20           300 PM
 AVERAGE    48

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   56        84      1978
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   35        13      1923


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH 30 2014.........SUNRISE   701 AM CDT   SUNSET   738 PM CDT
MARCH 31 2014.........SUNRISE   659 AM CDT   SUNSET   739 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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