Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
201 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 28 2016...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         60    111 PM  91    1910  67     -7       76
  MINIMUM         46    200 AM  30    1950  46      0       43
  AVERAGE         53                        56     -3       60

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.01          3.80 1974   0.16  -0.15     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    2.49                      3.54  -1.05     2.51
  SINCE MAR 1      4.47                      5.84  -1.37     3.00
  SINCE JAN 1      6.24                      8.12  -1.88     5.02

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           1.2  1950   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       1.8   -1.8      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      0.3                       7.0   -6.7       T
  SINCE JUL 1     30.3                      35.3   -5.0     29.1
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       12                         9      3        5
  MONTH TO DATE  304                       394    -90      287
  SINCE MAR 1    862                      1190   -328      961
  SINCE JUL 1   4845                      6021  -1176     5799

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE   19                        11      8        7
  SINCE MAR 1     19                        12      7        7
  SINCE JAN 1     19                        12      7        7
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    23   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (290)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    28   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (280)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.2

SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9

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

RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93          1200 AM
 LOWEST     71          1000 AM
 AVERAGE    82
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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 2016.........SUNRISE   614 AM CDT   SUNSET   811 PM CDT
APRIL 30 2016.........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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