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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
139 AM CDT TUE MAR 28 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 27 2017...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         52    513 PM  80    2012  54     -2       50
                                      1989
                                      1895
  MINIMUM         43    716 AM   6    1964  34      9       36
  AVERAGE         48                        44      4       43

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             1.01 1975   0.08  -0.08     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    1.99                      1.93   0.06     1.90
  SINCE MAR 1      1.99                      1.93   0.06     1.90
  SINCE JAN 1      4.50                      4.21   0.29     3.67

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           3.5  1887   0.2   -0.2      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    3.6                       4.7   -1.1      0.3
  SINCE MAR 1      3.6                       4.7   -1.1      0.3
  SINCE JUL 1     14.3                      33.0  -18.7     30.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       17                        21     -4       22
  MONTH TO DATE  641                       716    -75      513
  SINCE MAR 1    641                       716    -75      513
  SINCE JUL 1   4341                      5547  -1206     4496

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        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    13   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (40)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    15   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (30)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.1


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           100 AM
 LOWEST     71           300 PM
 AVERAGE    86

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   55        82      1910
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   34         9      1970


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH 28 2017.........SUNRISE   704 AM CDT   SUNSET   736 PM CDT
MARCH 29 2017.........SUNRISE   702 AM CDT   SUNSET   737 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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