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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
137 AM CDT WED APR 20 2016


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 19 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2016


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         65    557 PM  86    1987  64      1       66
  MINIMUM         49    824 AM  25    1928  43      6       47
  AVERAGE         57                        53      4       57

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             1.29 1959   0.14  -0.14     0.58
  MONTH TO DATE    0.87                      2.19  -1.32     1.90
  SINCE MAR 1      2.85                      4.49  -1.64     2.39
  SINCE JAN 1      4.62                      6.77  -2.15     4.41

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           2.7  1959   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       1.5   -1.5      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      0.3                       6.7   -6.4       T
  SINCE JUL 1     30.3                      35.0   -4.7     29.1
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        8                        12     -4        8
  MONTH TO DATE  247                       298    -51      161
  SINCE MAR 1    805                      1094   -289      835
  SINCE JUL 1   4788                      5925  -1137     5673

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE   11                         2      9        7
  SINCE MAR 1     11                         3      8        7
  SINCE JAN 1     11                         3      8        7
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    14   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (320)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    15   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (330)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           700 AM
 LOWEST     56           600 PM
 AVERAGE    75

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   64        86      1987
                                             1980
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   43        21      1888


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 20 2016.........SUNRISE   626 AM CDT   SUNSET   801 PM CDT
APRIL 21 2016.........SUNRISE   625 AM CDT   SUNSET   802 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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