Climatological Report (Annual)
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
858 PM CST THU JAN 1 2015

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...THE DES MOINES     ASOS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2014...

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

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             110   07/25/1936
                        08/04/1918
 LOW              -30   01/05/1884
HIGHEST            93   09/04        98      -5
                        08/24
                        07/21
LOWEST            -12   01/06       -15       3
AVG. MAXIMUM     59.1              60.4    -1.3
AVG. MINIMUM     39.9              41.5    -1.6
MEAN             49.5              50.9    -1.4
DAYS MAX >= 90     11              18.4    -7.4
DAYS MAX <= 32     54              44.2     9.8
DAYS MIN <= 32    129             124.7     4.3
DAYS MIN <= 0      22              11.1    10.9

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        56.81   1881
 MINIMUM        17.07   1956
 TOTALS          41.99             36.02    5.99

DAILY AVG.       0.12              0.10    0.02

DAYS >= .01       117             113.4     3.6
DAYS >= .10        64              66.0    -2.0
DAYS >= .50        21              23.0    -2.0
DAYS >= 1.00       13               8.5     4.5
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.60   MM
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           72.0   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS           41.0              35.3

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    6566
COOLING TOTAL    1075
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/350    DATE  08/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    56/310    DATE  01/14

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     65


-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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