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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
529 PM CST SUN MAR 5 2017

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 5 2017...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         61    238 PM  74    2009  44     17       46
  MINIMUM         46    515 AM -15    1960  26     20       32
  AVERAGE         54                        35     19       39

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.91 1946   0.06  -0.06     0.00
                                      1900
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.31  -0.31      T
  SINCE MAR 1      T                         0.31  -0.31      T
  SINCE JAN 1      2.51                      2.59  -0.08     1.77

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           7.9  1915   0.2   -0.2      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         1.0   -1.0       T
  SINCE MAR 1      T                         1.0   -1.0       T
  SINCE JUL 1     10.7                      29.3  -18.6     30.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           11                        30    -19       26
  MONTH TO DATE  123                       156    -33      158
  SINCE MAR 1    123                       156    -33      158
  SINCE JUL 1   3823                      4987  -1164     4141

 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    15   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (200)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    23   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (190)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    10.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    72           500 PM
 LOWEST     41           100 AM
 AVERAGE    57

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   44        74      2012
                                             2005
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   26        -6      1960


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH  5 2017.........SUNRISE   642 AM CST   SUNSET   610 PM CST
MARCH  6 2017.........SUNRISE   641 AM CST   SUNSET   611 PM CST


-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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