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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
131 AM CDT SAT APR 29 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 28 2017...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         45   1159 PM  91    1910  67    -22       60
  MINIMUM         38   1038 AM  30    1950  46     -8       46
  AVERAGE         42                        56    -14       53

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.46          3.80 1974   0.16   0.30     0.01
  MONTH TO DATE    2.55                      3.54  -0.99     2.49
  SINCE MAR 1      6.02                      5.84   0.18     4.47
  SINCE JAN 1      8.53                      8.12   0.41     6.24

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           1.2  1950   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         1.8   -1.8      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      3.6                       7.0   -3.4      0.3
  SINCE JUL 1     14.3                      35.3  -21.0     30.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       23                         9     14       12
  MONTH TO DATE  255                       394   -139      304
  SINCE MAR 1    973                      1190   -217      862
  SINCE JUL 1   4673                      6021  -1348     4845

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE   15                        11      4       19
  SINCE MAR 1     15                        12      3       19
  SINCE JAN 1     15                        12      3       19
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    20   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (40)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    24   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (40)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    12.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    92           100 PM
 LOWEST     62          1200 AM
 AVERAGE    77

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   67        92      1910
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   46        24      1958


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 29 2017.........SUNRISE   614 AM CDT   SUNSET   811 PM CDT
APRIL 30 2017.........SUNRISE   612 AM CDT   SUNSET   812 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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