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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
527 PM CST MON NOV 17 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR NOVEMBER 17 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         19    215 PM  75    1941  47    -28       57
  MINIMUM         12    751 AM  -2    1959  30    -18       42
  AVERAGE         16                        38    -22       50

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             1.85 1958   0.07  -0.07     0.36
  MONTH TO DATE    0.23                      1.36  -1.13     1.16
  SINCE SEP 1      8.24                      7.05   1.19     7.44
  SINCE JAN 1     40.61                     33.77   6.84    30.99

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            T             1.4  1957   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    2.8                       0.7    2.1      0.4
  SINCE SEP 1      2.8                       1.1    1.7      0.4
  SINCE JUL 1      2.8                       1.1    1.7      0.4
  SNOW DEPTH       1

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           49                        27     22       15
  MONTH TO DATE  479                       379    100      358
  SINCE SEP 1    859                       857      2      748
  SINCE JUL 1    861                       863     -2      748

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE SEP 1    106                       127    -21      252
  SINCE JAN 1   1075                      1066      9     1353
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    33   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (310)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    40   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (310)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    18.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT SNOW


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    74          1200 AM
 LOWEST     54           100 PM
 AVERAGE    64

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   47        76      1999
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   29         4      1891


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
NOVEMBER 17 2014......SUNRISE   706 AM CST   SUNSET   453 PM CST
NOVEMBER 18 2014......SUNRISE   707 AM CST   SUNSET   452 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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