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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
649 AM CDT TUE APR 5 2016

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 4 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         55   1203 AM  89    1929  58     -3       68
  MINIMUM         39   1156 PM  13    1899  37      2       31
                                      1881
  AVERAGE         47                        47      0       50

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          1.16 1947   0.10  -0.10     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.02                      0.38  -0.36     0.44
  SINCE MAR 1      2.00                      2.68  -0.68     0.93
  SINCE JAN 1      3.77                      4.96  -1.19     2.95

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           1.7  1977   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.4   -0.4      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      0.3                       5.6   -5.3       T
  SINCE JUL 1     30.3                      33.9   -3.6     29.1
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       18                        18      0       15
  MONTH TO DATE   71                        74     -3       40
  SINCE MAR 1    629                       870   -241      714
  SINCE JUL 1   4612                      5701  -1089     5552

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        3
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         1     -1        3
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         1     -1        3
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    22   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (30)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    29   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (30)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    11.0


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.1


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    59           600 AM
 LOWEST     32           200 PM
 AVERAGE    46

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   58        86      2000
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   37        16      1982


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL  5 2016.........SUNRISE   650 AM CDT   SUNSET   745 PM CDT
APRIL  6 2016.........SUNRISE   648 AM CDT   SUNSET   746 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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