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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
527 PM CDT TUE MAR 28 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 28 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         53    308 PM  82    1910  55     -2       65
  MINIMUM         46    318 AM   9    1970  34     12       28
  AVERAGE         50                        44      6       47

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.47 1987   0.09  -0.09     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    1.99                      2.02  -0.03     1.90
  SINCE MAR 1      1.99                      2.02  -0.03     1.90
  SINCE JAN 1      4.50                      4.30   0.20     3.67

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           7.2  1886   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    3.6                       4.8   -1.2      0.3
  SINCE MAR 1      3.6                       4.8   -1.2      0.3
  SINCE JUL 1     14.3                      33.1  -18.8     30.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           15                        21     -6       18
  MONTH TO DATE  656                       737    -81      531
  SINCE MAR 1    656                       737    -81      531
  SINCE JUL 1   4356                      5568  -1212     4514

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    12   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (50)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    14   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (20)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     4.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    82           200 AM
 LOWEST     71          1200 PM
 AVERAGE    77

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   55        91      1986
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   34         6      1969


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH 28 2017.........SUNRISE   704 AM CDT   SUNSET   736 PM CDT
MARCH 29 2017.........SUNRISE   702 AM CDT   SUNSET   737 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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