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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
136 AM CDT SUN APR 20 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 19 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         78    335 PM  86    1987  64     14       46
  MINIMUM         49    627 AM  25    1928  43      6       31
  AVERAGE         64                        53     11       39

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          1.29 1959   0.14  -0.14      T
  MONTH TO DATE    2.18                      2.19  -0.01     6.22
  SINCE MAR 1      2.81                      4.49  -1.68     7.90
  SINCE JAN 1      5.15                      6.77  -1.62    10.75

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           2.7  1959   0.1   -0.1       T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.8                       1.5   -0.7       T
  SINCE MAR 1      6.4                       6.7   -0.3      9.6
  SINCE JUL 1     48.3                      35.0   13.3     48.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        1                        12    -11       26
  MONTH TO DATE  315                       298     17      365
  SINCE MAR 1   1245                      1094    151     1337
  SINCE JUL 1   6552                      5925    627     5694

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    7                         2      5        0
  SINCE MAR 1      7                         3      4        0
  SINCE JAN 1      7                         3      4        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    25   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (180)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    33   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (180)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    12.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    56           600 AM
 LOWEST     29           300 PM
 AVERAGE    43

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   64        86      1987
                                             1980
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   43        21      1888


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 20 2014.........SUNRISE   627 AM CDT   SUNSET   801 PM CDT
APRIL 21 2014.........SUNRISE   626 AM CDT   SUNSET   802 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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