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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
136 AM CDT SUN MAR 15 2015

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 14 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2015


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         67    330 PM  81    2012  48     19       55
  MINIMUM         35    700 AM  -3    1880  29      6       36
  AVERAGE         51                        39     12       46

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          1.50 1945   0.08  -0.08     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.01                      0.92  -0.91     0.14
  SINCE MAR 1      0.01                      0.92  -0.91     0.14
  SINCE JAN 1      2.03                      3.20  -1.17     2.48

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           6.2  1912   0.2   -0.2      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         2.8   -2.8      3.5
  SINCE MAR 1      T                         2.8   -2.8      3.5
  SINCE JUL 1     29.1                      31.1   -2.0     45.4
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       14                        26    -12       19
  MONTH TO DATE  363                       410    -47      488
  SINCE MAR 1    363                       410    -47      488
  SINCE JUL 1   5201                      5241    -40     5795

 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    20   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (360)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    26   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     E (100)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE   0 PERCENT
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.0


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    89           500 AM
 LOWEST     22           400 PM
 AVERAGE    56

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   49        81      2012
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   29         0      1890


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH 15 2015.........SUNRISE   727 AM CDT   SUNSET   721 PM CDT
MARCH 16 2015.........SUNRISE   725 AM CDT   SUNSET   722 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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