Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
129 AM CDT WED APR 11 2018


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 10 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    529 PM  92    1930  60     -2       72
  MINIMUM         25    455 AM  20    1989  39    -14       42
  AVERAGE         42                        50     -8       57

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          1.69 1887   0.12  -0.12      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.06                      1.04  -0.98     1.19
  SINCE MAR 1      2.43                      3.34  -0.91     4.66
  SINCE JAN 1      5.23                      5.62  -0.39     7.17

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           3.1  1997   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.2                       0.9   -0.7      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      5.2                       6.1   -0.9      3.6
  SINCE JUL 1     28.2                      34.4   -6.2     14.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       23                        16      7        8
  MONTH TO DATE  326                       174    152      124
  SINCE MAR 1   1139                       970    169      842
  SINCE JUL 1   5790                      5801    -11     4542

 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    18   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SW (210)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    23   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SW (210)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    88           500 AM
 LOWEST     40           500 PM
 AVERAGE    64

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   61        87      1930
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   39        20      1940


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 11 2018.........SUNRISE   641 AM CDT   SUNSET   751 PM CDT
APRIL 12 2018.........SUNRISE   639 AM CDT   SUNSET   752 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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