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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
530 PM CDT FRI APR 22 2016


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 22 2016...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         61    348 PM  93    1980  65     -4       58
  MINIMUM         51    337 AM  26    1986  44      7       33
  AVERAGE         56                        54      2       46

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.56 1950   0.15  -0.15     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    1.48                      2.62  -1.14     1.90
  SINCE MAR 1      3.46                      4.92  -1.46     2.39
  SINCE JAN 1      5.23                      7.20  -1.97     4.41

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           T    1992   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       1.6   -1.6      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      0.3                       6.8   -6.5       T
  SINCE JUL 1     30.3                      35.1   -4.8     29.1
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            9                        11     -2       19
  MONTH TO DATE  269                       333    -64      215
  SINCE MAR 1    827                      1129   -302      889
  SINCE JUL 1   4810                      5960  -1150     5727

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE   11                         5      6        7
  SINCE MAR 1     11                         6      5        7
  SINCE JAN 1     11                         6      5        7
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    16   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (20)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    20   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (20)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    89           300 AM
 LOWEST     60           400 PM
 AVERAGE    75

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   65        85      1990
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   44        25      1956


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 22 2016.........SUNRISE   623 AM CDT   SUNSET   803 PM CDT
APRIL 23 2016.........SUNRISE   622 AM CDT   SUNSET   804 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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