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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
837 PM CDT TUE APR 26 2016

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 26 2016...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         71    359 PM  89    1989  66      5       64
                                      1987
  MINIMUM         53    530 AM  25    1907  45      8       42
  AVERAGE         62                        56      6       53

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             2.68 2009   0.15  -0.15     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    1.55                      3.22  -1.67     2.51
  SINCE MAR 1      3.53                      5.52  -1.99     3.00
  SINCE JAN 1      5.30                      7.80  -2.50     5.02

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           T    1967   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       1.7   -1.7      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      0.3                       6.9   -6.6       T
  SINCE JUL 1     30.3                      35.2   -4.9     29.1
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            3                        10     -7       12
  MONTH TO DATE  277                       375    -98      271
  SINCE MAR 1    835                      1171   -336      945
  SINCE JUL 1   4818                      6002  -1184     5783

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE   19                         9     10        7
  SINCE MAR 1     19                        10      9        7
  SINCE JAN 1     19                        10      9        7
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    23   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (140)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    28   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (150)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT RAIN


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    83           600 AM
 LOWEST     53           400 PM
 AVERAGE    68

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   67        88      1989
                                             1981
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   46        28      1950


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 26 2016.........SUNRISE   618 AM CDT   SUNSET   808 PM CDT
APRIL 27 2016.........SUNRISE   616 AM CDT   SUNSET   809 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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