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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
134 AM CDT WED APR 18 2018

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 17 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         56    419 PM  86    1975  63     -7       74
  MINIMUM         26    324 AM  19    1907  42    -16       48
  AVERAGE         41                        52    -11       61

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          3.14 2013   0.14  -0.14     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    1.66                      1.92  -0.26     1.89
  SINCE MAR 1      4.03                      4.22  -0.19     5.36
  SINCE JAN 1      6.83                      6.50   0.33     7.87

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           8.2  1983   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    3.0                       1.4    1.6      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      8.0                       6.6    1.4      3.6
  SINCE JUL 1     31.0                      34.9   -3.9     14.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       24                        13     11        4
  MONTH TO DATE  479                       273    206      152
  SINCE MAR 1   1292                      1069    223      870
  SINCE JUL 1   5943                      5900     43     4570

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  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    20   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (60)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    29   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     E (70)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    84           300 AM
 LOWEST     38           500 PM
 AVERAGE    61

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   63        90      1985
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   42        20      1983


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 18 2018.........SUNRISE   630 AM CDT   SUNSET   758 PM CDT
APRIL 19 2018.........SUNRISE   629 AM CDT   SUNSET   800 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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