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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
544 PM CST SAT JAN 24 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 24 2015...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2015


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         53    155 PM  62    1981  31     22       43
                                      1967
  MINIMUM         27    742 AM -21    1894  14     13        4
  AVERAGE         40                        23     17       24

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.42 1929   0.03  -0.03     0.01
  MONTH TO DATE    0.44                      0.75  -0.31     0.50
  SINCE DEC 1      1.47                      2.17  -0.70     1.31
  SINCE JAN 1      0.44                      0.75  -0.31     0.50

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           3.4  1929   0.3   -0.3       T
  MONTH TO DATE    6.5                       6.4    0.1      7.5
  SINCE DEC 1      8.4                      15.4   -7.0     21.1
  SINCE JUL 1     14.2                      18.3   -4.1     22.5
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           25                        42    -17       41
  MONTH TO DATE  986                      1022    -36     1127
  SINCE DEC 1   2005                      2231   -226     2480
  SINCE JUL 1   3322                      3489   -167     3683

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    17   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (270)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    20   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (260)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    92           200 AM
 LOWEST     42           500 PM
 AVERAGE    67

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   31        61      1944
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   14       -27      1894


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JANUARY 24 2015.......SUNRISE   734 AM CST   SUNSET   520 PM CST
JANUARY 25 2015.......SUNRISE   733 AM CST   SUNSET   521 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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