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CLIDSM

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA                               
1240 AM CST THU MAR 8 2018


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 7 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         32    123 PM  79    2000  45    -13       55       
  MINIMUM         21    735 AM  -5    1996  26     -5       37       
  AVERAGE         27                        36     -9       46      
                                                                     
PRECIPITATION (IN)                                                   
  YESTERDAY        0.02          2.11 1990   0.06  -0.04     0.00    
  MONTH TO DATE    0.55                      0.44   0.11     0.32    
  SINCE MAR 1      0.55                      0.44   0.11     0.32    
  SINCE JAN 1      3.35                      2.72   0.63     2.83    
                                                                     
SNOWFALL (IN)                                                        
  YESTERDAY        1.0           4.5  1891   0.2    0.8      0.0     
  MONTH TO DATE    2.3                       1.4    0.9       T      
  SINCE MAR 1      2.3                       1.4    0.9       T      
  SINCE JUL 1     25.3                      29.7   -4.4     10.7     
  SNOW DEPTH       T                                                 
                                                                     
DEGREE DAYS                                                          
 HEATING                                                             
  YESTERDAY       38                        30      8       19       
  MONTH TO DATE  180                       216    -36      145       
  SINCE MAR 1    180                       216    -36      145       
  SINCE JUL 1   4831                      5047   -216     3845       
                                                                     
 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    24   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (310)      
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    30   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (310)      
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    14.8                                         

                                                                     
SKY COVER                                                            
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM                                              
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8                                              

                                                                     
WEATHER CONDITIONS                                                  
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.                        
  LIGHT SNOW                                                         
  FOG                                                                
  HAZE                                                               

                                                                     
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)                                          
 HIGHEST    85           300 PM                                     
 LOWEST     58          1200 PM                                     
 AVERAGE    72                                                       

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR                    
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   45        78      1977                    
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   27        -3      1996                    

                                                                     
SUNRISE AND SUNSET                                                   
MARCH  8 2018.........SUNRISE   638 AM CST   SUNSET   613 PM CST   
MARCH  9 2018.........SUNRISE   636 AM CST   SUNSET   615 PM CST   

                                                                    
-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.                                      
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.                                
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.                                       
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.                                          




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