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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
526 PM CDT SUN APR 23 2017

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 23 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         73    358 PM  85    1990  65      8       75
  MINIMUM         43    557 AM  25    1956  44     -1       45
  AVERAGE         58                        55      3       60

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          2.95 1897   0.14  -0.14     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    2.07                      2.76  -0.69     1.48
  SINCE MAR 1      5.54                      5.06   0.48     3.46
  SINCE JAN 1      8.05                      7.34   0.71     5.23

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           0.9  1967   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       1.7   -1.7      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      3.6                       6.9   -3.3      0.3
  SINCE JUL 1     14.3                      35.2  -20.9     30.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            7                        11     -4        5
  MONTH TO DATE  190                       344   -154      274
  SINCE MAR 1    908                      1140   -232      832
  SINCE JUL 1   4608                      5971  -1363     4815

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE   15                         6      9       11
  SINCE MAR 1     15                         7      8       11
  SINCE JAN 1     15                         7      8       11
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    16   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (190)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    23   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (170)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     5.3


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.2


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    62           600 AM
 LOWEST     20           400 PM
 AVERAGE    41

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   66        89      1989
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   44        24      1967


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 23 2017.........SUNRISE   622 AM CDT   SUNSET   804 PM CDT
APRIL 24 2017.........SUNRISE   621 AM CDT   SUNSET   805 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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