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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
112 AM CST SUN DEC 14 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 13 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         57    311 PM  64    1921  34     23       32
  MINIMUM         43   1249 AM -14    1961  18     25       17
                                      1917
  AVERAGE         50                        26     24       25

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             0.89 1920   0.05  -0.05     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.68  -0.68     0.21
  SINCE DEC 1      T                         0.68  -0.68     0.21
  SINCE JAN 1     40.96                     35.28   5.68    31.40

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY       MM             5.8  1920   0.3   MM        0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       3.8   -3.8      5.6
  SINCE DEC 1      0.0                       3.8   -3.8      5.6
  SINCE JUL 1      5.8                       6.7   -0.9      7.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       15                        39    -24       40
  MONTH TO DATE  410                       475    -65      573
  SINCE DEC 1    410                       475    -65      573
  SINCE JUL 1   1727                      1733     -6     1776

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        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
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    16   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (190)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    21   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (190)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    10.3


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           300 AM
 LOWEST     72           200 PM
 AVERAGE    83

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   34        60      1975
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   18       -17      1901


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER 14 2014......SUNRISE   733 AM CST   SUNSET   445 PM CST
DECEMBER 15 2014......SUNRISE   734 AM CST   SUNSET   445 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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