Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
143 AM CDT THU MAR 21 2019


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 20 2019...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2019


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    343 PM  79    1938  51      5       42
  MINIMUM         33    916 AM   4    1906  31      2       32
  AVERAGE         45                        41      4       37

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          1.28 1912   0.08  -0.08      T
  MONTH TO DATE    2.02                      1.38   0.64     1.27
  SINCE MAR 1      2.02                      1.38   0.64     1.27
  SINCE JAN 1      5.83                      3.66   2.17     4.07

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0          10.8  1912   0.1   -0.1       T
  MONTH TO DATE    2.1                       3.7   -1.6      3.4
  SINCE MAR 1      2.1                       3.7   -1.6      3.4
  SINCE JUL 1     48.6                      32.0   16.6     26.4
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       20                        24     -4       28
  MONTH TO DATE  715                       560    155      540
  SINCE MAR 1    715                       560    155      540
  SINCE JUL 1   5926                      5391    535     5191

 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    26   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (300)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    36   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (290)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    11.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  FOG
  FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           700 AM
 LOWEST     41           300 PM
 AVERAGE    71

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   52        86      1938
                                             1907
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   32         2      1951


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH 21 2019.........SUNRISE   717 AM CDT   SUNSET   728 PM CDT
MARCH 22 2019.........SUNRISE   715 AM CDT   SUNSET   729 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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