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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
530 PM CDT SAT APR 29 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 29 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         46    939 AM  92    1910  67    -21       51
  MINIMUM         44    359 PM  24    1958  46     -2       46
  AVERAGE         45                        57    -12       49

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.32          1.71 1984   0.16   0.16      T
  MONTH TO DATE    2.87                      3.70  -0.83     2.49
  SINCE MAR 1      6.34                      6.00   0.34     4.47
  SINCE JAN 1      8.85                      8.28   0.57     6.24

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY           MM             7.0  1907   0.0   MM        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
  TODAY           20                         9     11       16
  MONTH TO DATE  275                       403   -128      320
  SINCE MAR 1    993                      1199   -206      878
  SINCE JUL 1   4693                      6030  -1337     4861

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE   15                        12      3       19
  SINCE MAR 1     15                        13      2       19
  SINCE JAN 1     15                        13      2       19
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    30   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (50)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    37   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (50)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    16.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    89           100 PM
 LOWEST     65           400 AM
 AVERAGE    77

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   68        92      1926
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   47        29      1908
                                             1903


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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