740  
CDUS43 KDMX 202228  
CLIDSM  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA  
527 PM CDT SAT APR 20 2019  
 
   
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..THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 20 2019
 
 
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.  
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2019  
 
WEATHER ITEM OBSERVED TIME RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST  
VALUE (LST) VALUE VALUE FROM YEAR  
NORMAL    
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TEMPERATURE (F)  
TODAY  
MAXIMUM 75 347 PM 86 1987 64 11 61  
1980  
MINIMUM 41 607 AM 21 1888 43 -2 33  
AVERAGE 58 54 4 47  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.00 1.41 1893 0.14 -0.14 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 0.70 2.33 -1.63 1.70  
SINCE MAR 1 3.19 4.63 -1.44 4.07  
SINCE JAN 1 7.00 6.91 0.09 6.87  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
TODAY 0.0 3.5 1959 0.0 0.0 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE 0.2 1.5 -1.3 3.1  
SINCE MAR 1 2.3 6.7 -4.4 8.1  
SINCE JUL 1 48.8 35.0 13.8 31.1  
SNOW DEPTH 0  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 7 12 -5 18  
MONTH TO DATE 264 310 -46 548  
SINCE MAR 1 1205 1106 99 1361  
SINCE JUL 1 6416 5937 479 6012  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 0 1 -1 0  
MONTH TO DATE 0 3 -3 0  
SINCE MAR 1 0 4 -4 0  
SINCE JAN 1 0 4 -4 0    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 16 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION S (190)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 23 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION S (190)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 5.9  
 
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.0  
 
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 62 400 AM  
LOWEST 25 200 PM  
AVERAGE 44  
   
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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 65 91 1980  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 43 24 1966  
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
APRIL 20 2019.........SUNRISE 627 AM CDT SUNSET 800 PM CDT  
APRIL 21 2019.........SUNRISE 626 AM CDT SUNSET 801 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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