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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
529 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 21 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         43    459 PM  63    1941  32     11       26
  MINIMUM         37   1235 AM -18    1989  16     21       21
  AVERAGE         40                        24     16       24

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.60 1881   0.04  -0.04     0.10
  MONTH TO DATE    0.25                      1.03  -0.78     0.31
  SINCE DEC 1      0.25                      1.03  -0.78     0.31
  SINCE JAN 1     41.21                     35.63   5.58    31.50

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           3.8  1905   0.3   -0.3      1.1
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         6.2   -6.2      6.7
  SINCE DEC 1      T                         6.2   -6.2      6.7
  SINCE JUL 1      5.8                       9.1   -3.3      8.1
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           25                        41    -16       41
  MONTH TO DATE  651                       794   -143      885
  SINCE DEC 1    651                       794   -143      885
  SINCE JUL 1   1968                      2052    -84     2088

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1   1075                      1066      9     1353
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    23   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (200)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    32   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (190)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    14.0


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  FOG
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    92          1200 AM
 LOWEST     76          1200 PM
 AVERAGE    84

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   32        64      1933
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   16       -20      1989


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER 21 2014......SUNRISE   738 AM CST   SUNSET   448 PM CST
DECEMBER 22 2014......SUNRISE   738 AM CST   SUNSET   448 PM CST


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




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