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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
527 PM CDT SUN APR 22 2018

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 22 2018...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         72    254 PM  93    1980  65      7       68
  MINIMUM         46    441 AM  26    1986  44      2       45
  AVERAGE         59                        54      5       57

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.56 1950   0.15  -0.15     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    1.70                      2.62  -0.92     2.07
  SINCE MAR 1      4.07                      4.92  -0.85     5.54
  SINCE JAN 1      6.87                      7.20  -0.33     8.05

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           T    1992   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    3.1                       1.6    1.5      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      8.1                       6.8    1.3      3.6
  SINCE JUL 1     31.1                      35.1   -4.0     14.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            6                        11     -5        8
  MONTH TO DATE  567                       333    234      183
  SINCE MAR 1   1380                      1129    251      901
  SINCE JUL 1   6031                      5960     71     4601

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         5     -5       15
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         6     -6       15
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         6     -6       15
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    18   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (60)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    23   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (40)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    10.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    58           400 AM
 LOWEST     22           200 PM
 AVERAGE    40

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   65        85      1990
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   44        25      1956


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 22 2018.........SUNRISE   624 AM CDT   SUNSET   803 PM CDT
APRIL 23 2018.........SUNRISE   623 AM CDT   SUNSET   804 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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