Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
157 AM CDT THU MAR 29 2018

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 28 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         58    455 PM  82    1910  55      3       53
  MINIMUM         31    354 AM   9    1970  34     -3       46
  AVERAGE         45                        44      1       50

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          1.47 1987   0.09  -0.09     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    2.33                      2.02   0.31     1.99
  SINCE MAR 1      2.33                      2.02   0.31     1.99
  SINCE JAN 1      5.13                      4.30   0.83     4.50

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           7.2  1886   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    5.0                       4.8    0.2      3.6
  SINCE MAR 1      5.0                       4.8    0.2      3.6
  SINCE JUL 1     28.0                      33.1   -5.1     14.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       20                        21     -1       15
  MONTH TO DATE  739                       737      2      656
  SINCE MAR 1    739                       737      2      656
  SINCE JUL 1   5390                      5568   -178     4356

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    16   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (10)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    20   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (10)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.1


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    92          1200 AM
 LOWEST     43           500 PM
 AVERAGE    68

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   55        91      1986
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   34         6      1969


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH 29 2018.........SUNRISE   703 AM CDT   SUNSET   737 PM CDT
MARCH 30 2018.........SUNRISE   701 AM CDT   SUNSET   738 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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