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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
528 PM CDT THU MAR 26 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 26 2015...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2015


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         48    216 PM  87    1991  54     -6       57
  MINIMUM         29    616 AM  -1    1964  33     -4       20
  AVERAGE         39                        44     -5       39

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.43 1882   0.08  -0.08      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.46                      1.85  -1.39     0.30
  SINCE MAR 1      0.46                      1.85  -1.39     0.30
  SINCE JAN 1      2.48                      4.13  -1.65     2.64

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           7.3  1983   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         4.5   -4.5      5.6
  SINCE MAR 1      T                         4.5   -4.5      5.6
  SINCE JUL 1     29.1                      32.8   -3.7     47.5
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           26                        21      5       26
  MONTH TO DATE  590                       695   -105      837
  SINCE MAR 1    590                       695   -105      837
  SINCE JUL 1   5428                      5526    -98     6144

 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    24   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (330)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    39   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    13.3


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    72           300 AM
 LOWEST     37           200 PM
 AVERAGE    55

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   54        80      2012
                                             1989
                                             1895
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   34         6      1964


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH 26 2015.........SUNRISE   708 AM CDT   SUNSET   733 PM CDT
MARCH 27 2015.........SUNRISE   706 AM CDT   SUNSET   734 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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