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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
527 PM CDT MON APR 10 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 10 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         72   1207 AM  92    1930  60     12       67
  MINIMUM         50    556 AM  20    1989  39     11       45
  AVERAGE         61                        50     11       56

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             1.69 1887   0.12  -0.12     0.02
  MONTH TO DATE    1.19                      1.04   0.15     0.73
  SINCE MAR 1      4.66                      3.34   1.32     2.71
  SINCE JAN 1      7.17                      5.62   1.55     4.48

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           3.1  1997   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.9   -0.9      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      3.6                       6.1   -2.5      0.3
  SINCE JUL 1     14.3                      34.4  -20.1     30.3
  SNOW DEPTH      MM

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            4                        16    -12        9
  MONTH TO DATE  120                       174    -54      186
  SINCE MAR 1    838                       970   -132      744
  SINCE JUL 1   4538                      5801  -1263     4727

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    6                         0      6        0
  SINCE MAR 1      6                         1      5        0
  SINCE JAN 1      6                         1      5        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    24   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (320)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    27   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    11.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  LIGHT RAIN


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    77           400 AM
 LOWEST     35          1200 AM
 AVERAGE    56

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   61        87      1930
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   39        20      1940


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 10 2017.........SUNRISE   642 AM CDT   SUNSET   750 PM CDT
APRIL 11 2017.........SUNRISE   641 AM CDT   SUNSET   751 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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