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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
159 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 15 2014...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         47    602 PM  87    2002  62    -15       49
  MINIMUM         26    456 AM  20    1928  41    -15       39
  AVERAGE         37                        52    -15       44

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          1.85 1982   0.13  -0.13     0.01
  MONTH TO DATE    2.18                      1.65   0.53     2.36
  SINCE MAR 1      2.81                      3.95  -1.14     4.04
  SINCE JAN 1      5.15                      6.23  -1.08     6.89

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           1.5  1905   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.8                       1.3   -0.5       T
  SINCE MAR 1      6.4                       6.5   -0.1      9.6
  SINCE JUL 1     48.3                      34.8   13.5     48.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       28                        14     14       21
  MONTH TO DATE  267                       247     20      272
  SINCE MAR 1   1197                      1043    154     1244
  SINCE JUL 1   6504                      5874    630     5601

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    7                         0      7        0
  SINCE MAR 1      7                         1      6        0
  SINCE JAN 1      7                         1      6        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    16   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (140)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    19   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (150)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.0

SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.2

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

RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    75           200 AM
 LOWEST     33           300 PM
 AVERAGE    54
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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   63        90      1898
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   41        21      1905

SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 16 2014.........SUNRISE   633 AM CDT   SUNSET   756 PM CDT
APRIL 17 2014.........SUNRISE   632 AM CDT   SUNSET   757 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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