Climatological Report (Daily)
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
000
CDUS43 KDMX 312230
CLIDSM

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
529 PM CDT FRI MAR 31 2017


...................................

...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 31 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
..................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         47    359 PM  84    1978  56     -9       57
  MINIMUM         41    736 AM  13    1923  35      6       42
  AVERAGE         44                        46     -2       50

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             1.36 1973   0.10  -0.10     0.08
  MONTH TO DATE    3.47                      2.30   1.17     1.98
  SINCE MAR 1      3.47                      2.30   1.17     1.98
  SINCE JAN 1      5.98                      4.58   1.40     3.75

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           2.9  1985   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    3.6                       5.2   -1.6      0.3
  SINCE MAR 1      3.6                       5.2   -1.6      0.3
  SINCE JUL 1     14.3                      33.5  -19.2     30.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           21                        20      1       15
  MONTH TO DATE  718                       797    -79      558
  SINCE MAR 1    718                       796    -78      558
  SINCE JUL 1   4418                      5627  -1209     4541

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         1     -1        0
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         1     -1        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         1     -1        0
..................................................................


WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    17   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (30)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    21   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (30)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    10.0


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    86           100 AM
 LOWEST     71           200 PM
 AVERAGE    79

..........................................................


THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   57        87      2003
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   36        11      1881


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH 31 2017.........SUNRISE   659 AM CDT   SUNSET   739 PM CDT
APRIL  1 2017.........SUNRISE   657 AM CDT   SUNSET   740 PM CDT


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

$$



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.