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CLIMATE REPORT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA

525 PM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 22 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         90    327 PM  98    1948  83      7       82
                                      1947
  MINIMUM         73    556 AM  48    1923  64      9       72
                                      1890
  AVERAGE         82                        74      8       77

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.12          2.60 1922   0.14  -0.02      T
  MONTH TO DATE    4.64                      3.00   1.64     0.98
  SINCE JUN 1     14.50                     12.41   2.09     5.23
  SINCE JAN 1     25.65                     25.59   0.06    23.55

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0          MM      MM   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE JUN 1      0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE JUL 1      0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JUN 1      2                        18    -16       19
  SINCE JUL 1      2                         1      1        0

 COOLING
  TODAY           17                         9      8       12
  MONTH TO DATE  215                       222     -7      211
  SINCE JUN 1    724                       792    -68      817
  SINCE JAN 1    855                       868    -13      919
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    29   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (260)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    36   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (270)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     5.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    87           600 AM
 LOWEST     68          1200 PM
 AVERAGE    78

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   83        99      1975
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   64        43      1891


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
AUGUST 22 2014........SUNRISE   631 AM CDT   SUNSET   804 PM CDT
AUGUST 23 2014........SUNRISE   632 AM CDT   SUNSET   802 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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