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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
530 PM CDT WED OCT 22 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 22 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         67    319 PM  87    1899  61      6       46
  MINIMUM         44    713 AM  21    1976  41      3       37
  AVERAGE         56                        51      5       42

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             2.23 2009   0.09  -0.09     0.02
  MONTH TO DATE    3.56                      1.88   1.68     3.06
  SINCE SEP 1      7.79                      4.93   2.86     5.42
  SINCE JAN 1     40.16                     31.65   8.51    28.97

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY           MM             0.5  1888   0.0   MM        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            9                        14     -5       23
  MONTH TO DATE  213                       238    -25      195
  SINCE SEP 1    291                       332    -41      219
  SINCE JUL 1    293                       338    -45      219

 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    21   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (160)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    26   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (160)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    12.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    83           700 AM
 LOWEST     48           300 PM
 AVERAGE    66

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   60        84      1899
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   41        21      1937
                                             1895


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
OCTOBER 22 2014.......SUNRISE   735 AM CDT   SUNSET   623 PM CDT
OCTOBER 23 2014.......SUNRISE   736 AM CDT   SUNSET   621 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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