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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
130 AM CDT MON MAR 16 2015

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 15 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2015


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         74    410 PM  81    2012  49     25       51
  MINIMUM         37    600 AM   0    1890  29      8       30
  AVERAGE         56                        39     17       41

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          2.44 1919   0.07  -0.07     0.12
  MONTH TO DATE    0.01                      0.99  -0.98     0.26
  SINCE MAR 1      0.01                      0.99  -0.98     0.26
  SINCE JAN 1      2.03                      3.27  -1.24     2.60

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0          15.6  2004   0.1   -0.1      1.8
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         2.9   -2.9      5.3
  SINCE MAR 1      T                         2.9   -2.9      5.3
  SINCE JUL 1     29.1                      31.2   -2.1     47.2
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        9                        26    -17       24
  MONTH TO DATE  372                       436    -64      512
  SINCE MAR 1    372                       436    -64      512
  SINCE JUL 1   5210                      5267    -57     5819

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        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    30   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SW (230)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    37   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SW (220)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    14.0


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    70           600 AM
 LOWEST     16           200 PM
 AVERAGE    43

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   49        84      2012
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   30        -4      1900


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH 16 2015.........SUNRISE   725 AM CDT   SUNSET   722 PM CDT
MARCH 17 2015.........SUNRISE   723 AM CDT   SUNSET   723 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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