Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
130 AM CDT THU APR 26 2018


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 25 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         67    320 PM  90    2012  66      1       75
  MINIMUM         48   1128 PM  28    1934  45      3       49
  AVERAGE         58                        55      3       62

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          1.79 1904   0.16  -0.16      T
  MONTH TO DATE    1.70                      3.07  -1.37     2.07
  SINCE MAR 1      4.07                      5.37  -1.30     5.54
  SINCE JAN 1      6.87                      7.65  -0.78     8.05

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           0.1  1907   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    3.1                       1.7    1.4      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      8.1                       6.9    1.2      3.6
  SINCE JUL 1     31.1                      35.2   -4.1     14.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        7                        10     -3        3
  MONTH TO DATE  582                       365    217      195
  SINCE MAR 1   1395                      1161    234      913
  SINCE JUL 1   6046                      5992     54     4613

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         8     -8       15
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         9     -9       15
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         9     -9       15
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    17   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (20)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    22   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (10)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.3


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    68           200 AM
 LOWEST     20           400 PM
 AVERAGE    44

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   66        89      1989
                                             1987
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   45        25      1907


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 26 2018.........SUNRISE   618 AM CDT   SUNSET   807 PM CDT
APRIL 27 2018.........SUNRISE   617 AM CDT   SUNSET   808 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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