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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
531 PM CST THU NOV 20 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR NOVEMBER 20 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         30    308 PM  76    1897  45    -15       48
  MINIMUM         14    608 AM   5    1964  28    -14       37
  AVERAGE         22                        37    -15       43

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             0.87 1907   0.06  -0.06     0.08
  MONTH TO DATE    0.23                      1.55  -1.32     1.24
  SINCE SEP 1      8.24                      7.24   1.00     7.52
  SINCE JAN 1     40.61                     33.96   6.65    31.07

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            T             2.2  1956   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    2.8                       1.0    1.8      0.4
  SINCE SEP 1      2.8                       1.4    1.4      0.4
  SINCE JUL 1      2.8                       1.4    1.4      0.4
  SNOW DEPTH       1

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           43                        28     15       22
  MONTH TO DATE  609                       462    147      425
  SINCE SEP 1    989                       940     49      815
  SINCE JUL 1    991                       946     45      815

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE SEP 1    106                       127    -21      252
  SINCE JAN 1   1075                      1066      9     1353
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    20   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (310)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    24   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (300)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    10.1


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.2


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT SNOW


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    74           800 AM
 LOWEST     50           100 PM
 AVERAGE    62

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   45        74      1990
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   28        -1      1937


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
NOVEMBER 20 2014......SUNRISE   709 AM CST   SUNSET   451 PM CST
NOVEMBER 21 2014......SUNRISE   711 AM CST   SUNSET   450 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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