Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
126 AM CDT SAT APR 19 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 18 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    351 PM  90    1985  63      3       43
  MINIMUM         34    622 AM  20    1983  42     -8       35
  AVERAGE         50                        53     -3       39

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          2.55 1991   0.13  -0.13     0.72
  MONTH TO DATE    2.18                      2.05   0.13     6.22
  SINCE MAR 1      2.81                      4.35  -1.54     7.90
  SINCE JAN 1      5.15                      6.63  -1.48    10.75

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           0.3  1939   0.0    0.0       T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.8                       1.4   -0.6       T
  SINCE MAR 1      6.4                       6.6   -0.2      9.6
  SINCE JUL 1     48.3                      34.9   13.4     48.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       15                        13      2       26
  MONTH TO DATE  314                       286     28      339
  SINCE MAR 1   1244                      1082    162     1311
  SINCE JUL 1   6551                      5913    638     5668

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    7                         1      6        0
  SINCE MAR 1      7                         2      5        0
  SINCE JAN 1      7                         2      5        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    18   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (170)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    22   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (170)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.0


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.2


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    82           600 AM
 LOWEST     28           400 PM
 AVERAGE    55

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   64        86      1987
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   43        25      1928


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 19 2014.........SUNRISE   629 AM CDT   SUNSET   759 PM CDT
APRIL 20 2014.........SUNRISE   627 AM CDT   SUNSET   801 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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