Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
128 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 16 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2014


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         66    325 PM  90    1898  63      3       53
  MINIMUM         39   1159 PM  21    1905  41     -2       33
  AVERAGE         53                        52      1       43

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             1.32 1900   0.13  -0.13     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    2.18                      1.78   0.40     2.36
  SINCE MAR 1      2.81                      4.08  -1.27     4.04
  SINCE JAN 1      5.15                      6.36  -1.21     6.89

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           8.8  1921   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.8                       1.3   -0.5       T
  SINCE MAR 1      6.4                       6.5   -0.1      9.6
  SINCE JUL 1     48.3                      34.8   13.5     48.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       12                        13     -1       22
  MONTH TO DATE  279                       260     19      294
  SINCE MAR 1   1209                      1056    153     1266
  SINCE JUL 1   6516                      5887    629     5623

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    7                         0      7        0
  SINCE MAR 1      7                         1      6        0
  SINCE JAN 1      7                         1      6        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    37   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (180)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    45   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (170)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    20.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT RAIN


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    76          1000 PM
 LOWEST     27           100 PM
 AVERAGE    52

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   63        86      1975
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   42        19      1907


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 17 2014.........SUNRISE   632 AM CDT   SUNSET   757 PM CDT
APRIL 18 2014.........SUNRISE   630 AM CDT   SUNSET   758 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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