Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
143 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 23 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         55   1219 AM  85    1990  65    -10       45
  MINIMUM         46   1244 PM  25    1956  44      2       33
  AVERAGE         51                        55     -4       39

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.26          2.95 1897   0.14   0.12      T
  MONTH TO DATE    2.45                      2.76  -0.31     6.53
  SINCE MAR 1      3.08                      5.06  -1.98     8.21
  SINCE JAN 1      5.42                      7.34  -1.92    11.06

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           0.9  1967   0.1   -0.1       T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.8                       1.7   -0.9       T
  SINCE MAR 1      6.4                       6.9   -0.5      9.6
  SINCE JUL 1     48.3                      35.2   13.1     48.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       14                        11      3       26
  MONTH TO DATE  340                       344     -4      439
  SINCE MAR 1   1270                      1140    130     1411
  SINCE JUL 1   6577                      5971    606     5768

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE   12                         6      6        0
  SINCE MAR 1     12                         7      5        0
  SINCE JAN 1     12                         7      5        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    25   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (140)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    33   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (150)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    13.0


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    76          1200 PM
 LOWEST     41          1200 AM
 AVERAGE    59

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


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 24 2014.........SUNRISE   621 AM CDT   SUNSET   805 PM CDT
APRIL 25 2014.........SUNRISE   620 AM CDT   SUNSET   806 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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