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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
526 PM CDT THU APR 27 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 27 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         58    359 PM  88    1989  67     -9       54
                                      1981
  MINIMUM         37    729 AM  28    1950  46     -9       45
  AVERAGE         48                        56     -8       50

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             1.64 1990   0.16  -0.16     0.88
  MONTH TO DATE    2.09                      3.38  -1.29     2.48
  SINCE MAR 1      5.56                      5.68  -0.12     4.46
  SINCE JAN 1      8.07                      7.96   0.11     6.23

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY           MM             T    1917   0.1   MM        0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       1.8   -1.8      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      3.6                       7.0   -3.4      0.3
  SINCE JUL 1     14.3                      35.3  -21.0     30.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           17                        10      7       15
  MONTH TO DATE  232                       385   -153      292
  SINCE MAR 1    950                      1181   -231      850
  SINCE JUL 1   4650                      6012  -1362     4833

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE   15                        10      5       19
  SINCE MAR 1     15                        11      4       19
  SINCE JAN 1     15                        11      4       19
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    22   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (300)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    26   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (310)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    14.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT RAIN


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    79          1200 AM
 LOWEST     43           300 PM
 AVERAGE    61

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   67        91      1910
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   46        30      1950


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 27 2017.........SUNRISE   617 AM CDT   SUNSET   808 PM CDT
APRIL 28 2017.........SUNRISE   615 AM CDT   SUNSET   810 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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