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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
527 PM CDT TUE APR 25 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 25 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         75    106 PM  90    2012  66      9       76
  MINIMUM         56    526 AM  28    1934  45     11       59
  AVERAGE         66                        55     11       68

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             1.79 1904   0.16  -0.16     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    2.07                      3.07  -1.00     1.55
  SINCE MAR 1      5.54                      5.37   0.17     3.53
  SINCE JAN 1      8.05                      7.65   0.40     5.30

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           0.1  1907   0.0    0.0      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            0                        10    -10        0
  MONTH TO DATE  192                       365   -173      274
  SINCE MAR 1    910                      1161   -251      832
  SINCE JUL 1   4610                      5992  -1382     4815

 COOLING
  TODAY            1                         1      0        3
  MONTH TO DATE   16                         8      8       19
  SINCE MAR 1     16                         9      7       19
  SINCE JAN 1     16                         9      7       19
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    17   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (140)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    22   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (120)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  LIGHT RAIN


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    60          1000 AM
 LOWEST     39          1200 AM
 AVERAGE    50

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   66        89      1989
                                             1987
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   45        25      1907


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 25 2017.........SUNRISE   619 AM CDT   SUNSET   806 PM CDT
APRIL 26 2017.........SUNRISE   618 AM CDT   SUNSET   807 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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