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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
533 PM CST MON DEC 15 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 15 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         52    217 PM  59    2002  34     18       20
                                      1939
  MINIMUM         50    459 PM -18    1901  18     32       12
  AVERAGE         51                        26     25       16

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.13          0.75 1940   0.04   0.09      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.13                      0.77  -0.64     0.21
  SINCE DEC 1      0.13                      0.77  -0.64     0.21
  SINCE JAN 1     41.09                     35.37   5.72    31.40

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           6.2  1987   0.3   -0.3       T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       4.4   -4.4      5.6
  SINCE DEC 1      0.0                       4.4   -4.4      5.6
  SINCE JUL 1      5.8                       7.3   -1.5      7.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           14                        39    -25       49
  MONTH TO DATE  434                       553   -119      667
  SINCE DEC 1    434                       553   -119      667
  SINCE JUL 1   1751                      1811    -60     1870

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1   1075                      1066      9     1353
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    14   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (140)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    19   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (130)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           500 PM
 LOWEST     83           900 AM
 AVERAGE    88

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   33        62      1939
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   18       -15      1932


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER 15 2014......SUNRISE   734 AM CST   SUNSET   445 PM CST
DECEMBER 16 2014......SUNRISE   735 AM CST   SUNSET   446 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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