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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
526 PM CST TUE DEC 23 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 23 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         40    453 AM  60    1889  32      8        8
  MINIMUM         36    459 PM -22    1989  16     20       -6
  AVERAGE         38                        24     14        1

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.15          1.24 1941   0.04   0.11     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.74                      1.11  -0.37     0.69
  SINCE DEC 1      0.74                      1.11  -0.37     0.69
  SINCE JAN 1     41.70                     35.71   5.99    31.88

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           2.8  1884   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         6.8   -6.8     11.8
  SINCE DEC 1      T                         6.8   -6.8     11.8
  SINCE JUL 1      5.8                       9.7   -3.9     13.2
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           27                        41    -14       64
  MONTH TO DATE  701                       876   -175      997
  SINCE DEC 1    701                       876   -175      997
  SINCE JUL 1   2018                      2134   -116     2200

 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
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    16   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (260)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    19   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (250)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    92          1200 AM
 LOWEST     85          1100 AM
 AVERAGE    89

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   32        69      1889
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   16       -19      1983


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER 23 2014......SUNRISE   739 AM CST   SUNSET   449 PM CST
DECEMBER 24 2014......SUNRISE   739 AM CST   SUNSET   449 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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