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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
219 AM CDT FRI APR 8 2016


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 7 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         52   1159 AM  80    1991  59     -7       55
                                      1893
  MINIMUM         37    244 AM  16    2007  38     -1       46
                                      1936
  AVERAGE         45                        48     -3       51

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.09          1.22 2011   0.11  -0.02     0.05
  MONTH TO DATE    0.71                      0.70   0.01     0.49
  SINCE MAR 1      2.69                      3.00  -0.31     0.98
  SINCE JAN 1      4.46                      5.28  -0.82     3.00

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           5.2  1982   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.7   -0.7      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      0.3                       5.9   -5.6       T
  SINCE JUL 1     30.3                      34.2   -3.9     29.1
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       20                        17      3       14
  MONTH TO DATE  126                       126      0       69
  SINCE MAR 1    684                       922   -238      743
  SINCE JUL 1   4667                      5753  -1086     5581

 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    38   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (320)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    54   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    14.0


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    76           700 PM
 LOWEST     56          1100 AM
 AVERAGE    66

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   60        87      1931
                                             1887
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   38        20      1972
                                             1928


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL  8 2016.........SUNRISE   645 AM CDT   SUNSET   748 PM CDT
APRIL  9 2016.........SUNRISE   644 AM CDT   SUNSET   749 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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