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CLIDSM

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA                               
151 AM CDT TUE APR 17 2018


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 16 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         38    303 PM  90    1898  63    -25       72       
  MINIMUM         23    703 AM  21    1905  41    -18       53       
  AVERAGE         31                        52    -21       63      
                                                                     
PRECIPITATION (IN)                                                   
  YESTERDAY        T             1.32 1900   0.13  -0.13     0.00    
  MONTH TO DATE    1.66                      1.78  -0.12     1.89    
  SINCE MAR 1      4.03                      4.08  -0.05     5.36    
  SINCE JAN 1      6.83                      6.36   0.47     7.87    
                                                                     
SNOWFALL (IN)                                                        
  YESTERDAY        T             8.8  1921   0.0    0.0      0.0     
  MONTH TO DATE    3.0                       1.3    1.7      0.0     
  SINCE MAR 1      8.0                       6.5    1.5      3.6     
  SINCE JUL 1     31.0                      34.8   -3.8     14.3     
  SNOW DEPTH       2                                                 
                                                                     
DEGREE DAYS                                                          
 HEATING                                                             
  YESTERDAY       34                        13     21        2       
  MONTH TO DATE  455                       260    195      148       
  SINCE MAR 1   1268                      1056    212      866       
  SINCE JUL 1   5919                      5887     32     4566       
                                                                     
 COOLING                                                             
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0       
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0       13       
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         1     -1       13       
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         1     -1       13       
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WIND (MPH)                                                           
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    26   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (320)      
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    32   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)      
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    15.0                                         

                                                                     
SKY COVER                                                            
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM                                              
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6                                              

                                                                     
WEATHER CONDITIONS                                                  
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.                        
  LIGHT SNOW                                                         

                                                                     
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)                                          
 HIGHEST    81           600 AM                                     
 LOWEST     59           400 PM                                     
 AVERAGE    70                                                       

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR                    
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   63        86      1975                    
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   42        19      1907                    

                                                                     
SUNRISE AND SUNSET                                                   
APRIL 17 2018.........SUNRISE   632 AM CDT   SUNSET   757 PM CDT   
APRIL 18 2018.........SUNRISE   630 AM CDT   SUNSET   758 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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