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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
526 PM CST FRI DEC 26 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 26 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         42   1226 AM  59    2008  32     10       38
  MINIMUM         31    949 AM -16    1892  16     15       19
  AVERAGE         37                        24     13       29

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.30 1888   0.04  -0.04     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    1.02                      1.23  -0.21     0.71
  SINCE DEC 1      1.02                      1.23  -0.21     0.71
  SINCE JAN 1     41.98                     35.83   6.15    31.90

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0          17.0  1888   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    1.6                       7.6   -6.0     12.2
  SINCE DEC 1      1.6                       7.6   -6.0     12.2
  SINCE JUL 1      7.4                      10.5   -3.1     13.6
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           28                        41    -13       36
  MONTH TO DATE  785                       999   -214     1134
  SINCE DEC 1    785                       999   -214     1134
  SINCE JUL 1   2102                      2257   -155     2337

 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    15   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (310)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    17   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (310)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.1


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    89          1200 PM
 LOWEST     62          1200 AM
 AVERAGE    76

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   31        64      1946
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   16       -20      1886


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER 26 2014......SUNRISE   740 AM CST   SUNSET   451 PM CST
DECEMBER 27 2014......SUNRISE   740 AM CST   SUNSET   451 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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