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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
529 PM CDT SAT APR 14 2018


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 14 2018...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2018


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         42    226 PM  87    2006  62    -20       72
                                      2003
  MINIMUM         37   1021 AM  19    1907  41     -4       56
  AVERAGE         40                        51    -11       64

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.90          3.43 2012   0.12   0.78     0.15
  MONTH TO DATE    1.22                      1.52  -0.30     1.40
  SINCE MAR 1      3.59                      3.82  -0.23     4.87
  SINCE JAN 1      6.39                      6.10   0.29     7.38

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY           MM             1.8  1949   0.1   MM        0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.2                       1.2   -1.0      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      5.2                       6.4   -1.2      3.6
  SINCE JUL 1     28.2                      34.7   -6.5     14.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           25                        14     11        1
  MONTH TO DATE  382                       233    149      146
  SINCE MAR 1   1195                      1029    166      864
  SINCE JUL 1   5846                      5860    -14     4564

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        8
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         1     -1        8
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         1     -1        8
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    29   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     E (70)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    40   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (60)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    15.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  HEAVY RAIN
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  HAIL
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           400 PM
 LOWEST     85           100 AM
 AVERAGE    89

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   62        87      2002
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   41        20      1928


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 14 2018.........SUNRISE   636 AM CDT   SUNSET   754 PM CDT
APRIL 15 2018.........SUNRISE   635 AM CDT   SUNSET   755 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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