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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
148 AM CDT MON APR 16 2018

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 15 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         31   1203 AM  87    2002  62    -31       78
  MINIMUM         26   1159 PM  20    1928  41    -15       61
  AVERAGE         29                        52    -23       70

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.07          1.85 1982   0.13  -0.06     0.49
  MONTH TO DATE    1.60                      1.65  -0.05     1.89
  SINCE MAR 1      3.97                      3.95   0.02     5.36
  SINCE JAN 1      6.77                      6.23   0.54     7.87

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        2.3 R         1.5  1905   0.1    2.2      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    3.0                       1.3    1.7      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      8.0                       6.5    1.5      3.6
  SINCE JUL 1     31.0                      34.8   -3.8     14.3
  SNOW DEPTH       2

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       36                        14     22        0
  MONTH TO DATE  421                       247    174      146
  SINCE MAR 1   1234                      1043    191      864
  SINCE JUL 1   5885                      5874     11     4564

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        5
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0       13
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         1     -1       13
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         1     -1       13
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    24   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (10)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    30   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (10)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    16.3

SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0

WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT SNOW
  FOG
  HAZE
  BLOWING SNOW

RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    92          1200 AM
 LOWEST     75          1200 PM
 AVERAGE    84
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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   63        90      1898
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   41        21      1905

SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 16 2018.........SUNRISE   633 AM CDT   SUNSET   756 PM CDT
APRIL 17 2018.........SUNRISE   632 AM CDT   SUNSET   757 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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