Climatological Report (Daily)
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
967
CDUS43 KDMX 132239
CLIDSM

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
532 PM CDT MON MAR 13 2017

...................................

...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 13 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
..................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         31    321 AM  77    2012  48    -17       57
                                      2007
  MINIMUM         26    359 PM   2    1993  29     -3       50
                                      1975
  AVERAGE         29                        38     -9       54

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.12          1.55 1913   0.07   0.05     0.19
  MONTH TO DATE    0.61                      0.84  -0.23     0.45
  SINCE MAR 1      0.61                      0.84  -0.23     0.45
  SINCE JAN 1      3.12                      3.12   0.00     2.22

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            2.1           4.5  1904   0.2    1.9      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    3.4                       2.6    0.8       T
  SINCE MAR 1      3.4                       2.6    0.8       T
  SINCE JUL 1     14.1                      30.9  -16.8     30.0
  SNOW DEPTH       2

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           36                        27      9       11
  MONTH TO DATE  342                       384    -42      247
  SINCE MAR 1    342                       384    -42      247
  SINCE JUL 1   4042                      5215  -1173     4230

 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
..................................................................

WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    22   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (30)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    27   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (30)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    13.7

SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0

WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT SNOW
  FOG

RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    92          1200 AM
 LOWEST     75           100 PM
 AVERAGE    84
..........................................................

THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   48        81      2012
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   29        -3      1880

SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH 13 2017.........SUNRISE   729 AM CDT   SUNSET   719 PM CDT
MARCH 14 2017.........SUNRISE   728 AM CDT   SUNSET   720 PM CDT

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

$$

FAB



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.