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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
529 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 29 2016...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         51    359 PM  92    1910  67    -16       74
  MINIMUM         46    607 AM  24    1958  46      0       47
  AVERAGE         49                        57     -8       61

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             1.71 1984   0.16  -0.16     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    2.49                      3.70  -1.21     2.51
  SINCE MAR 1      4.47                      6.00  -1.53     3.00
  SINCE JAN 1      6.24                      8.28  -2.04     5.02

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           7.0  1907   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
  TODAY           16                         9      7        4
  MONTH TO DATE  320                       403    -83      291
  SINCE MAR 1    878                      1199   -321      965
  SINCE JUL 1   4861                      6030  -1169     5803

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE   19                        12      7        7
  SINCE MAR 1     19                        13      6        7
  SINCE JAN 1     19                        13      6        7
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    16   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (40)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    20   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (40)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT RAIN


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    86          1200 AM
 LOWEST     63           400 PM
 AVERAGE    75

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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 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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