Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
127 AM CDT SUN MAR 30 2014

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 29 2014...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         53    510 PM  91    1986  55     -2       64
  MINIMUM         28    614 AM   6    1969  34     -6       35
  AVERAGE         41                        45     -4       50

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          0.98 1976   0.09  -0.09     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.60                      2.11  -1.51     1.55
  SINCE MAR 1      0.60                      2.11  -1.51     1.55
  SINCE JAN 1      2.94                      4.39  -1.45     4.40

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           3.7  1954   0.2   -0.2      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    5.6                       5.0    0.6      9.6
  SINCE MAR 1      5.6                       5.0    0.6      9.6
  SINCE JUL 1     47.5                      33.3   14.2     48.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       24                        20      4       15
  MONTH TO DATE  909                       757    152      939
  SINCE MAR 1    909                       757    152      939
  SINCE JUL 1   6216                      5588    628     5296

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        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    14   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (160)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    17   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (170)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.3


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.2


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    85           500 AM
 LOWEST     32           400 PM
 AVERAGE    59

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   56        83      1968
                                             1967
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   35         6      1964


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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