Climatological Report (Daily)
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
000
CDUS43 KDMX 180008 RRA
CLIDSM

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
607 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014


...................................

...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 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
..................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         30    325 PM  64    1939  33     -3       38
  MINIMUM         15    819 AM  -9    1964  17     -2       21
  AVERAGE         23                        25     -2       30

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             0.44 1895   0.05  -0.05      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.25                      0.86  -0.61     0.21
  SINCE DEC 1      0.25                      0.86  -0.61     0.21
  SINCE JAN 1     41.21                     35.46   5.75    31.40

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY           MM             2.8  1951   0.3   MM         T
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         5.0   -5.0      5.6
  SINCE DEC 1      T                         5.0   -5.0      5.6
  SINCE JUL 1      5.8                       7.9   -2.1      7.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           42                        40      2       35
  MONTH TO DATE  523                       633   -110      745
  SINCE DEC 1    523                       633   -110      745
  SINCE JUL 1   1840                      1891    -51     1948

 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
..................................................................


WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    14   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (340)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    19   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (330)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT SNOW


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    74           200 AM
 LOWEST     49           300 PM
 AVERAGE    62

..........................................................


THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   33        64      1976
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   17       -16      1985
                                             1983


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER 17 2014......SUNRISE   735 AM CST   SUNSET   446 PM CST
DECEMBER 18 2014......SUNRISE   736 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.




$$


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.