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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
558 PM CDT FRI OCT 24 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 24 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         68    335 PM  82    1927  60      8       46
                                      1897
  MINIMUM         51    220 AM  21    1887  40     11       32
  AVERAGE         60                        50     10       39

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.96 1908   0.08  -0.08     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    3.78                      2.05   1.73     3.09
  SINCE SEP 1      8.01                      5.10   2.91     5.45
  SINCE JAN 1     40.38                     31.82   8.56    29.00

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           1.4  1962   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.2   -0.2      0.0
  SINCE SEP 1      0.0                       0.2   -0.2      0.0
  SINCE JUL 1      0.0                       0.2   -0.2      0.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            5                        15    -10       26
  MONTH TO DATE  220                       268    -48      248
  SINCE SEP 1    298                       362    -64      272
  SINCE JUL 1    300                       368    -68      272

 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    17   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (180)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    21   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (200)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  FOG
  FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           100 AM
 LOWEST     81           200 PM
 AVERAGE    91

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   59        87      1927
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   40        14      1887


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
OCTOBER 24 2014.......SUNRISE   737 AM CDT   SUNSET   620 PM CDT
OCTOBER 25 2014.......SUNRISE   738 AM CDT   SUNSET   619 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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