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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
149 AM CDT THU APR 7 2016


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 6 2016...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         57    147 PM  88    1991  59     -2       62
  MINIMUM         40   1159 PM  10    1982  37      3       51
  AVERAGE         49                        48      1       57

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.02          1.56 1938   0.10  -0.08      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.62                      0.59   0.03     0.44
  SINCE MAR 1      2.60                      2.89  -0.29     0.93
  SINCE JAN 1      4.37                      5.17  -0.80     2.95

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           2.0  2003   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.6   -0.6      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      0.3                       5.8   -5.5       T
  SINCE JUL 1     30.3                      34.1   -3.8     29.1
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       16                        17     -1        8
  MONTH TO DATE  106                       109     -3       55
  SINCE MAR 1    664                       905   -241      729
  SINCE JUL 1   4647                      5736  -1089     5567

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        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    35   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (300)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    42   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (300)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    19.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    89           200 AM
 LOWEST     55           200 PM
 AVERAGE    72

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   59        80      1991
                                             1893
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   38        16      2007
                                             1936


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL  7 2016.........SUNRISE   647 AM CDT   SUNSET   747 PM CDT
APRIL  8 2016.........SUNRISE   645 AM CDT   SUNSET   748 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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