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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
526 PM CDT SUN APR 21 2019


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 21 2019...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         84    156 PM  91    1980  65     19       58
  MINIMUM         54    601 AM  24    1966  43     11       46
  AVERAGE         69                        54     15       52

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.66 1984   0.14  -0.14     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.70                      2.47  -1.77     1.70
  SINCE MAR 1      3.19                      4.77  -1.58     4.07
  SINCE JAN 1      7.00                      7.05  -0.05     6.87

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           1.0  1918   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.2                       1.6   -1.4      3.1
  SINCE MAR 1      2.3                       6.8   -4.5      8.1
  SINCE JUL 1     48.8                      35.1   13.7     31.1
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            0                        12    -12       13
  MONTH TO DATE  264                       322    -58      561
  SINCE MAR 1   1205                      1118     87     1374
  SINCE JUL 1   6416                      5949    467     6025

 COOLING
  TODAY            4                         1      3        0
  MONTH TO DATE    4                         4      0        0
  SINCE MAR 1      4                         5     -1        0
  SINCE JAN 1      4                         5     -1        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    28   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (180)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    37   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (160)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    15.2


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    66           600 AM
 LOWEST     29           200 PM
 AVERAGE    48

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   65        93      1980
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   44        26      1986


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 21 2019.........SUNRISE   626 AM CDT   SUNSET   801 PM CDT
APRIL 22 2019.........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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