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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
555 PM CST SAT MAR 11 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 11 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
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         29    533 PM   82   1972   47      M        M

  MINIMUM         21    513 AM  -12   1948   28      M        M
  AVERAGE         25                         37      M        M

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.02          1.29 1977   0.07  -0.05      M
  MONTH TO DATE    0.35                      0.71  -0.36    0.05
  SINCE MAR 1      0.35                      0.71  -0.36    0.05
  SINCE JAN 1      2.86                      2.99  -0.13    1.82

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.2           3.6  1951   0.2    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.5                       2.2   -1.7       T
  SINCE MAR 1      0.5                       2.2   -1.7       T
  SINCE JUL 1     11.2                      30.5  -19.3     30.0
  SNOW DEPTH       1.0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            M                        28      M        M
  MONTH TO DATE    M                       330      M        M
  SINCE MAR 1      M                       330      M        M
  SINCE JUL 1      M                      5160      M        M

 COOLING
  TODAY            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    NE (70)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    17   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (50)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     M


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER  MM


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    MM          MMMM AM
 LOWEST     MM          MMMM PM
 AVERAGE    MM

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   47        77      1916
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   28       -11      1948


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH 11 2017.........SUNRISE   632 AM CST   SUNSET   617 PM CST
MARCH 12 2017.........SUNRISE   731 AM CDT   SUNSET   718 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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