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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
537 PM CDT WED AUG 27 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 27 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         76    359 PM  99    2013  83     -7       99
                                      1955
  MINIMUM         68    719 AM  45    1986  63      5       77
  AVERAGE         72                        73     -1       88

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.01          6.18 1975   0.13  -0.12     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    5.64                      3.65   1.99     0.98
  SINCE JUN 1     15.50                     13.06   2.44     5.23
  SINCE JAN 1     26.65                     26.24   0.41    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            7                         8     -1       23
  MONTH TO DATE  285                       264     21      309
  SINCE JUN 1    794                       834    -40      915
  SINCE JAN 1    925                       910     15     1017
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    12   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (140)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    16   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     E (100)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.2


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    81           600 AM
 LOWEST     73           100 AM
 AVERAGE    77

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   82       100      1984
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   63        41      1986


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
AUGUST 27 2014........SUNRISE   636 AM CDT   SUNSET   756 PM CDT
AUGUST 28 2014........SUNRISE   637 AM CDT   SUNSET   754 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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