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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
127 AM CDT FRI APR 13 2018


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 12 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         69    434 PM  87    1916  61      8       71
  MINIMUM         46    607 AM  18    1940  40      6       45
  AVERAGE         58                        50      8       58

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          0.93 1909   0.12  -0.12     0.02
  MONTH TO DATE    0.06                      1.27  -1.21     1.21
  SINCE MAR 1      2.43                      3.57  -1.14     4.68
  SINCE JAN 1      5.23                      5.85  -0.62     7.19

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           3.2  1997   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.2                       1.1   -0.9      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      5.2                       6.3   -1.1      3.6
  SINCE JUL 1     28.2                      34.6   -6.4     14.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        7                        15     -8        7
  MONTH TO DATE  343                       204    139      145
  SINCE MAR 1   1156                      1000    156      863
  SINCE JUL 1   5807                      5831    -24     4563

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        6
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         1     -1        6
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         1     -1        6
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    20   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     E (70)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    25   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     E (70)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    11.2


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    76           600 AM
 LOWEST     37           300 PM
 AVERAGE    57

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   62        89      2006
                                             1883
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   40        11      1881


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 13 2018.........SUNRISE   638 AM CDT   SUNSET   753 PM CDT
APRIL 14 2018.........SUNRISE   636 AM CDT   SUNSET   754 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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