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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
535 PM CST TUE JAN 27 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 27 2015...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         47    311 PM  63    2002  32     15        8
  MINIMUM         29    750 AM -16    1902  14     15       -2
  AVERAGE         38                        23     15        3

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.24 1949   0.04  -0.04     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.60                      0.86  -0.26     0.50
  SINCE DEC 1      1.63                      2.28  -0.65     1.31
  SINCE JAN 1      0.60                      0.86  -0.26     0.50

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           9.6  1949   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    6.5                       7.3   -0.8      7.5
  SINCE DEC 1      8.4                      16.3   -7.9     21.1
  SINCE JUL 1     14.2                      19.2   -5.0     22.5
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           27                        42    -15       62
  MONTH TO DATE 1063                      1148    -85     1262
  SINCE DEC 1   2082                      2357   -275     2615
  SINCE JUL 1   3399                      3615   -216     3818

 COOLING
  TODAY            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    13   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     E (110)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    17   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     E (110)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    92           700 AM
 LOWEST     53           300 PM
 AVERAGE    73

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   32        56      1931
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   15       -20      1885


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JANUARY 27 2015.......SUNRISE   731 AM CST   SUNSET   524 PM CST
JANUARY 28 2015.......SUNRISE   730 AM CST   SUNSET   525 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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