455  
CDUS43 KDMX 270656 RRA  
CLIDSM  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA  
154 AM CDT THU APR 27 2017  
 
   
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..THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 26 2017
 
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2017  
 
WEATHER ITEM OBSERVED TIME RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST  
VALUE (LST) VALUE VALUE FROM YEAR  
NORMAL    
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TEMPERATURE (F)  
YESTERDAY  
MAXIMUM 50 207 PM 89 1989 66 -16 71  
1987  
MINIMUM 40 1159 PM 25 1907 45 -5 53  
AVERAGE 45 56 -11 62  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.02 2.68 2009 0.15 -0.13 0.05  
MONTH TO DATE 2.09 3.22 -1.13 1.60  
SINCE MAR 1 5.56 5.52 0.04 3.58  
SINCE JAN 1 8.07 7.80 0.27 5.35  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.0 T 1967 0.0 0.0 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE 0.0 1.7 -1.7 0.0  
SINCE MAR 1 3.6 6.9 -3.3 0.3  
SINCE JUL 1 14.3 35.2 -20.9 30.3  
SNOW DEPTH 0  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
YESTERDAY 20 10 10 3  
MONTH TO DATE 215 375 -160 277  
SINCE MAR 1 933 1171 -238 835  
SINCE JUL 1 4633 6002 -1369 4818  
 
COOLING  
YESTERDAY 0 1 -1 0  
MONTH TO DATE 15 9 6 19  
SINCE MAR 1 15 10 5 19  
SINCE JAN 1 15 10 5 19    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 24 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION NW (300)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 29 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION NW (300)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 16.0  
 
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8  
 
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
LIGHT RAIN  
FOG  
 
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 89 500 AM  
LOWEST 61 100 PM  
AVERAGE 75  
   
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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 67 88 1989  
1981  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 46 28 1950  
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
APRIL 27 2017.........SUNRISE 617 AM CDT SUNSET 808 PM CDT  
APRIL 28 2017.........SUNRISE 615 AM CDT SUNSET 810 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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