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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
529 PM CDT MON APR 24 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 24 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         76    244 PM  89    1989  66     10       81
  MINIMUM         49    558 AM  24    1967  44      5       58
  AVERAGE         63                        55      8       70

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             1.46 1897   0.15  -0.15     0.07
  MONTH TO DATE    2.07                      2.91  -0.84     1.55
  SINCE MAR 1      5.54                      5.21   0.33     3.53
  SINCE JAN 1      8.05                      7.49   0.56     5.30

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY           MM             0.1  1910   0.0   MM        0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       1.7   -1.7      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      3.6                       6.9   -3.3      0.3
  SINCE JUL 1     14.3                      35.2  -20.9     30.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            2                        11     -9        0
  MONTH TO DATE  192                       355   -163      274
  SINCE MAR 1    910                      1151   -241      832
  SINCE JUL 1   4610                      5982  -1372     4815

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         1     -1        5
  MONTH TO DATE   15                         7      8       16
  SINCE MAR 1     15                         8      7       16
  SINCE JAN 1     15                         8      7       16
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    32   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (170)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    41   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (150)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    16.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    56           400 AM
 LOWEST     18           200 PM
 AVERAGE    37

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   66        90      2012
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   45        28      1934


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 24 2017.........SUNRISE   621 AM CDT   SUNSET   805 PM CDT
APRIL 25 2017.........SUNRISE   619 AM CDT   SUNSET   806 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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