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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
447 AM CDT SAT APR 21 2018

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 20 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         61    302 PM  86    1987  64     -3       65
                                      1980
  MINIMUM         33    538 AM  21    1888  43    -10       45
  AVERAGE         47                        54     -7       55

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          1.41 1893   0.14  -0.14     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    1.70                      2.33  -0.63     2.07
  SINCE MAR 1      4.07                      4.63  -0.56     5.54
  SINCE JAN 1      6.87                      6.91  -0.04     8.05

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           3.5  1959   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    3.1                       1.5    1.6      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      8.1                       6.7    1.4      3.6
  SINCE JUL 1     31.1                      35.0   -3.9     14.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       18                        12      6       10
  MONTH TO DATE  548                       310    238      162
  SINCE MAR 1   1361                      1106    255      880
  SINCE JUL 1   6012                      5937     75     4580

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         3     -3       15
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         4     -4       15
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         4     -4       15
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    16   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (120)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    22   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     E (100)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    69           600 AM
 LOWEST     28           300 PM
 AVERAGE    49

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   65        91      1980
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   43        24      1966


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 21 2018.........SUNRISE   626 AM CDT   SUNSET   802 PM CDT
APRIL 22 2018.........SUNRISE   624 AM CDT   SUNSET   803 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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