Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1227 AM CST SAT MAR 4 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 3 2017...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         43    404 PM  81    1983  43      0       38
  MINIMUM         19    724 AM  -7    2014  25     -6       29
  AVERAGE         31                        34     -3       34

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          1.16 1923   0.07  -0.07      T
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.19  -0.19      T
  SINCE MAR 1      T                         0.19  -0.19      T
  SINCE JAN 1      2.51                      2.47   0.04     1.77

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           5.3  1896   0.2   -0.2       T
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.6   -0.6       T
  SINCE MAR 1      T                         0.6   -0.6       T
  SINCE JUL 1     10.7                      28.9  -18.2     30.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       34                        31      3       31
  MONTH TO DATE   97                        95      2      108
  SINCE MAR 1     97                        95      2      108
  SINCE JUL 1   3797                      4926  -1129     4091

 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    21   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (150)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    26   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (130)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    10.0


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    84           300 AM
 LOWEST     29           300 PM
 AVERAGE    57

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   43        76      1921
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   25        -9      1978


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH  4 2017.........SUNRISE   644 AM CST   SUNSET   609 PM CST
MARCH  5 2017.........SUNRISE   642 AM CST   SUNSET   610 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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