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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
156 AM CDT SUN APR 15 2018

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 14 2018...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         42    226 PM  87    2006  62    -20       72
                                      2003
  MINIMUM         31   1159 PM  19    1907  41    -10       56
  AVERAGE         37                        51    -14       64

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        1.21          3.43 2012   0.12   1.09     0.15
  MONTH TO DATE    1.53                      1.52   0.01     1.40
  SINCE MAR 1      3.90                      3.82   0.08     4.87
  SINCE JAN 1      6.70                      6.10   0.60     7.38

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.5           1.8  1949   0.1    0.4      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.7                       1.2   -0.5      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      5.7                       6.4   -0.7      3.6
  SINCE JUL 1     28.7                      34.7   -6.0     14.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       28                        14     14        1
  MONTH TO DATE  385                       233    152      146
  SINCE MAR 1   1198                      1029    169      864
  SINCE JUL 1   5849                      5860    -11     4564

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        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    16.3

SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0

WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  HEAVY RAIN
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  HAIL
  SNOW
  LIGHT SNOW
  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 TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   62        87      2002
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   41        20      1928

SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 15 2018.........SUNRISE   635 AM CDT   SUNSET   755 PM CDT
APRIL 16 2018.........SUNRISE   633 AM CDT   SUNSET   756 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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