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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
525 PM CDT SUN OCT 19 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 19 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         67    359 PM  85    2003  62      5       60
  MINIMUM         40    621 AM  14    1972  42     -2       35
  AVERAGE         54                        52      2       48

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.92 1934   0.08  -0.08      T
  MONTH TO DATE    3.56                      1.60   1.96     3.04
  SINCE SEP 1      7.79                      4.65   3.14     5.40
  SINCE JAN 1     40.16                     31.37   8.79    28.95

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           0.7  1982   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.1   -0.1      0.0
  SINCE SEP 1      0.0                       0.1   -0.1      0.0
  SINCE JUL 1      0.0                       0.1   -0.1      0.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           11                        13     -2       17
  MONTH TO DATE  189                       196     -7      139
  SINCE SEP 1    267                       290    -23      163
  SINCE JUL 1    269                       296    -27      163

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    1                        11    -10       31
  SINCE SEP 1    106                       124    -18      252
  SINCE JAN 1   1075                      1063     12     1353
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    21   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SW (220)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    27   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SW (220)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    10.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    92           300 AM
 LOWEST     48           400 PM
 AVERAGE    70

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   62        88      2003
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   42        20      1960


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
OCTOBER 19 2014.......SUNRISE   731 AM CDT   SUNSET   627 PM CDT
OCTOBER 20 2014.......SUNRISE   732 AM CDT   SUNSET   626 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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