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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
530 PM CDT SUN SEP 28 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR SEPTEMBER 28 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         83    359 PM  99    1953  71     12       71
  MINIMUM         61    612 AM  26    1942  50     11       50
  AVERAGE         72                        60     12       61

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          3.06 1973   0.09  -0.09     0.22
  MONTH TO DATE    4.23                      2.87   1.36     2.36
  SINCE SEP 1      4.23                      2.87   1.36     2.36
  SINCE JAN 1     36.60                     29.59   7.01    25.91

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 SEP 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                         6     -6        4
  MONTH TO DATE   77                        80     -3       19
  SINCE SEP 1     77                        80     -3       19
  SINCE JUL 1     79                        86     -7       19

 COOLING
  TODAY            7                         2      5        0
  MONTH TO DATE   98                       110    -12      221
  SINCE SEP 1     98                       110    -12      221
  SINCE JAN 1   1067                      1049     18     1322
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED     9   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SW (210)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    12   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (190)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     4.1


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  FOG
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    90           400 AM
 LOWEST     40           400 PM
 AVERAGE    65

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   70        90      2002
                                             1981
                                             1897
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   49        28      1984
                                             1899


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
SEPTEMBER 28 2014.....SUNRISE   708 AM CDT   SUNSET   701 PM CDT
SEPTEMBER 29 2014.....SUNRISE   709 AM CDT   SUNSET   700 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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