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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
528 PM CDT TUE APR 22 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 22 2014...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2014


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         67    419 PM  93    1980  65      2       68
  MINIMUM         43    543 AM  26    1986  44     -1       37
  AVERAGE         55                        54      1       53

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.56 1950   0.15  -0.15     0.16
  MONTH TO DATE    2.19                      2.62  -0.43     6.53
  SINCE MAR 1      2.82                      4.92  -2.10     8.21
  SINCE JAN 1      5.16                      7.20  -2.04    11.06

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           T    1992   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.8                       1.6   -0.8       T
  SINCE MAR 1      6.4                       6.8   -0.4      9.6
  SINCE JUL 1     48.3                      35.1   13.2     48.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           10                        11     -1       12
  MONTH TO DATE  326                       333     -7      413
  SINCE MAR 1   1256                      1129    127     1385
  SINCE JUL 1   6563                      5960    603     5742

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE   12                         5      7        0
  SINCE MAR 1     12                         6      6        0
  SINCE JAN 1     12                         6      6        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    23   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (350)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    27   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (360)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    12.1


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.1


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    58           500 AM
 LOWEST     26           300 PM
 AVERAGE    42

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   65        85      1990
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   44        25      1956


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 22 2014.........SUNRISE   624 AM CDT   SUNSET   803 PM CDT
APRIL 23 2014.........SUNRISE   623 AM CDT   SUNSET   804 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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