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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
143 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 19 2014...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         87    322 PM 101    1983  84      3       87
  MINIMUM         70        MM  49    1950  65      5       62
  AVERAGE         79                        74      5       75

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          1.03 1979   0.14  -0.14     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    2.31                      2.60  -0.29     0.98
  SINCE JUN 1     12.17                     12.01   0.16     5.23
  SINCE JAN 1     23.32                     25.19  -1.87    23.55

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0          MM      MM   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE JUN 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
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JUN 1      2                        18    -16       19
  SINCE JUL 1      2                         1      1        0

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY       14                         9      5       10
  MONTH TO DATE  170                       195    -25      165
  SINCE JUN 1    679                       765    -86      771
  SINCE JAN 1    810                       841    -31      873
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    12   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (280)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    14   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (270)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     5.1


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.2


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    90           200 AM
 LOWEST     45           200 PM
 AVERAGE    68

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   84       100      1983
                                             1947
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   65        40      1950


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
AUGUST 20 2014........SUNRISE   628 AM CDT   SUNSET   807 PM CDT
AUGUST 21 2014........SUNRISE   630 AM CDT   SUNSET   805 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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