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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
529 PM CDT TUE MAR 25 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 25 2014...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2014


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         34    357 PM  88    1907  53    -19       37
  MINIMUM         22    811 AM   3    1955  33    -11       28
  AVERAGE         28                        43    -15       33

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             1.23 1920   0.09  -0.09     0.03
  MONTH TO DATE    0.30                      1.77  -1.47     1.55
  SINCE MAR 1      0.30                      1.77  -1.47     1.55
  SINCE JAN 1      2.64                      4.05  -1.41     4.40

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            T             5.9  1957   0.1   -0.1      0.3
  MONTH TO DATE    5.6                       4.4    1.2      9.6
  SINCE MAR 1      5.6                       4.4    1.2      9.6
  SINCE JUL 1     47.5                      32.7   14.8     48.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           37                        22     15       32
  MONTH TO DATE  811                       674    137      841
  SINCE MAR 1    811                       674    137      841
  SINCE JUL 1   6118                      5505    613     5198

 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    25   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (330)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    33   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (330)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    14.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT SNOW


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    74           300 AM
 LOWEST     29           300 PM
 AVERAGE    52

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   54        87      1991
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   33        -1      1964


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH 25 2014.........SUNRISE   709 AM CDT   SUNSET   732 PM CDT
MARCH 26 2014.........SUNRISE   708 AM CDT   SUNSET   733 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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