Climatological Report (Daily)
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
000
CDUS43 KDMX 312232
CLIDSM

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
531 PM CDT THU JUL 31 2014


...................................

...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JULY 31 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
..................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         84    312 PM 105    1955  85     -1       86
  MINIMUM         59    534 AM  49    1971  67     -8       65
  AVERAGE         72                        76     -4       76

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.79 1896   0.14  -0.14     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    2.35                      4.47  -2.12     1.02
  SINCE JUN 1      9.84                      9.41   0.43     4.25
  SINCE JAN 1     20.99                     22.59  -1.60    22.57

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    2                         0      2        0
  SINCE JUN 1      2                        18    -16       19
  SINCE JUL 1      2                         1      1        0

 COOLING
  TODAY            7                        11     -4       11
  MONTH TO DATE  253                       349    -96      351
  SINCE JUN 1    509                       570    -61      606
  SINCE JAN 1    640                       646     -6      708
..................................................................


WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    12   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (270)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    20   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (280)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     3.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.2


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    90           300 AM
 LOWEST     39           400 PM
 AVERAGE    65

..........................................................


THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   85       101      1987
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   67        51      1898


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JULY 31 2014..........SUNRISE   608 AM CDT   SUNSET   833 PM CDT
AUGUST  1 2014........SUNRISE   609 AM CDT   SUNSET   832 PM CDT


-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.




$$


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.