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CLIDSM

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA                               
529 PM CST THU MAR 8 2018


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 8 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         34    459 PM  78    1977  45    -11       56       
  MINIMUM         19    712 AM  -3    1996  27     -8       34       
  AVERAGE         27                        36     -9       45      
                                                                     
PRECIPITATION (IN)                                                   
  TODAY            0.00          1.08 1999   0.07  -0.07     0.00    
  MONTH TO DATE    0.55                      0.51   0.04     0.32    
  SINCE MAR 1      0.55                      0.51   0.04     0.32    
  SINCE JAN 1      3.35                      2.79   0.56     2.83    
                                                                     
SNOWFALL (IN)                                                        
  TODAY            0.0          11.1  1999   0.2   -0.2      0.0     
  MONTH TO DATE    2.3                       1.6    0.7       T      
  SINCE MAR 1      2.3                       1.6    0.7       T      
  SINCE JUL 1     25.3                      29.9   -4.6     10.7     
  SNOW DEPTH       1                                                 
                                                                     
DEGREE DAYS                                                          
 HEATING                                                             
  TODAY           38                        29      9       20       
  MONTH TO DATE  218                       245    -27      165       
  SINCE MAR 1    218                       245    -27      165       
  SINCE JUL 1   4869                      5076   -207     3865       
                                                                     
 COOLING                                                             
  TODAY            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    16   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (330)      
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    19   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)      
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.8                                         

                                                                     
SKY COVER                                                            
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM                                              
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3                                              

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

                                                                     
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)                                          
 HIGHEST    81           100 AM                                     
 LOWEST     51           300 PM                                     
 AVERAGE    66                                                       

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR                    
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   46        72      1990                    
                                             1986                    
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   27        -4      1912                    

                                                                     
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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