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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
634 PM CST WED DEC 24 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 24 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         35    424 PM  69    1889  32      3       18
  MINIMUM         34    459 PM -19    1983  16     18      -14
  AVERAGE         35                        24     11        2

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.08          0.96 1895   0.04   0.04     0.02
  MONTH TO DATE    1.01                      1.15  -0.14     0.71
  SINCE DEC 1      1.01                      1.15  -0.14     0.71
  SINCE JAN 1     41.97                     35.75   6.22    31.90

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            1.6           7.0  1909   0.3    1.3      0.4
  MONTH TO DATE    2.6                       7.1   -4.5     12.2
  SINCE DEC 1      2.6                       7.1   -4.5     12.2
  SINCE JUL 1      8.4                      10.0   -1.6     13.6
  SNOW DEPTH       1

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           30                        41    -11       63
  MONTH TO DATE  732                       917   -185     1060
  SINCE DEC 1    732                       917   -185     1060
  SINCE JUL 1   2049                      2175   -126     2263

 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    23   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (320)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    28   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    12.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT SNOW
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    96          1200 AM
 LOWEST     82           900 AM
 AVERAGE    89

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   32        58      1936
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   16       -16      1879


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER 24 2014......SUNRISE   739 AM CST   SUNSET   449 PM CST
DECEMBER 25 2014......SUNRISE   739 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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