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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
527 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 24 2014...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2014


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         57   1147 AM  89    1989  66     -9       56
  MINIMUM         50    446 AM  24    1967  44      6       28
  AVERAGE         54                        55     -1       42

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.36          1.46 1897   0.15   0.21      T
  MONTH TO DATE    2.81                      2.91  -0.10     6.53
  SINCE MAR 1      3.44                      5.21  -1.77     8.21
  SINCE JAN 1      5.78                      7.49  -1.71    11.06

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           0.1  1910   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.8                       1.7   -0.9       T
  SINCE MAR 1      6.4                       6.9   -0.5      9.6
  SINCE JUL 1     48.3                      35.2   13.1     48.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           11                        11      0       23
  MONTH TO DATE  351                       355     -4      462
  SINCE MAR 1   1281                      1151    130     1434
  SINCE JUL 1   6588                      5982    606     5791

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE   12                         7      5        0
  SINCE MAR 1     12                         8      4        0
  SINCE JAN 1     12                         8      4        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    23   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (150)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    29   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (140)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    11.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93          1100 AM
 LOWEST     71           300 AM
 AVERAGE    82

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   66        90      2012
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   45        28      1934


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 24 2014.........SUNRISE   621 AM CDT   SUNSET   805 PM CDT
APRIL 25 2014.........SUNRISE   620 AM CDT   SUNSET   806 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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