367  
CDUS43 KDMX 260634 RRB  
CLIDSM  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA  
130 AM CDT SUN MAR 26 2017  
 
   
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..THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 25 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 44 733 PM 88 1907 53 -9 56  
MINIMUM 40 959 AM 3 1955 33 7 24  
AVERAGE 42 43 -1 40  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.83 1.23 1920 0.09 0.74 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 1.96 1.77 0.19 1.79  
SINCE MAR 1 1.96 1.77 0.19 1.79  
SINCE JAN 1 4.47 4.05 0.42 3.56  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.0 5.9 1957 0.1 -0.1 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE 3.6 4.4 -0.8 0.3  
SINCE MAR 1 3.6 4.4 -0.8 0.3  
SINCE JUL 1 14.3 32.7 -18.4 30.3  
SNOW DEPTH 0  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
YESTERDAY 23 22 1 25  
MONTH TO DATE 604 674 -70 471  
SINCE MAR 1 604 674 -70 471  
SINCE JUL 1 4304 5505 -1201 4454  
 
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 21 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION N (20)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 27 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION NE (40)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 12.7  
 
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9  
 
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
RAIN  
LIGHT RAIN  
FOG  
 
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 100 1000 PM  
LOWEST 86 1100 AM  
AVERAGE 93  
   
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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 54 87 1991  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 33 -1 1964  
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MARCH 26 2017.........SUNRISE 707 AM CDT SUNSET 734 PM CDT  
MARCH 27 2017.........SUNRISE 706 AM CDT SUNSET 735 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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