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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
131 AM CDT MON SEP 1 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 31 2014...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         89   1247 PM  99    1913  82      7       94
  MINIMUM         67   1058 PM  45    1967  62      5       71
                                      1915
  AVERAGE         78                        72      6       83

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        1.85          2.80 1977   0.12   1.73     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE   11.36                      4.13   7.23     0.98
  SINCE JUN 1     21.22                     13.54   7.68     5.23
  SINCE JAN 1     32.37                     26.72   5.65    23.55

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        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
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         1     -1        0
  SINCE JUN 1      2                        23    -21       19
  SINCE JUL 1      2                         6     -4        0

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY       13                         7      6       18
  MONTH TO DATE  329                       293     36      393
  SINCE JUN 1    838                       863    -25      999
  SINCE JAN 1    969                       939     30     1101
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    44   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (350)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    50   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (340)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    13.2


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  HEAVY RAIN
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    90           700 AM
 LOWEST     57          1100 AM
 AVERAGE    74

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   81        99      1913
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   61        38      1949


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
SEPTEMBER  1 2014.....SUNRISE   641 AM CDT   SUNSET   748 PM CDT
SEPTEMBER  2 2014.....SUNRISE   642 AM CDT   SUNSET   746 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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