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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1257 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 31 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2015


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         40   1203 PM  65    1989  32      8       20
  MINIMUM         27    235 AM -21    1996  15     12        9
  AVERAGE         34                        24     10       15

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.75R         0.47 1915   0.04   0.71      T
  MONTH TO DATE    1.35                      1.00   0.35     0.50
  SINCE DEC 1      2.38                      2.42  -0.04     1.31
  SINCE JAN 1      1.35                      1.00   0.35     0.50

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        5.2           6.0  2002   0.3    4.9       T
  MONTH TO DATE   11.7                       8.5    3.2      7.5
  SINCE DEC 1     13.6                      17.5   -3.9     21.1
  SINCE JUL 1     19.4                      20.4   -1.0     22.5
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       31                        42    -11       50
  MONTH TO DATE 1189                      1316   -127     1449
  SINCE DEC 1   2208                      2522   -314     2802
  SINCE JUL 1   3525                      3780   -255     4005

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    15   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SW (230)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    18   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SW (240)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT RAIN
  LIGHT SNOW
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    96           700 PM
 LOWEST     63          1200 AM
 AVERAGE    80

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   32        60      2012
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   15       -19      1917


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
FEBRUARY  1 2015......SUNRISE   727 AM CST   SUNSET   530 PM CST
FEBRUARY  2 2015......SUNRISE   725 AM CST   SUNSET   532 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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