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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
528 PM CST THU JAN 22 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 22 2015...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2015


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         32    459 PM  59    2002  31      1       20
  MINIMUM         29   1051 AM -23    1883  14     15       -2
  AVERAGE         31                        22      9        9

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             0.56 1982   0.03  -0.03      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.44                      0.69  -0.25     0.49
  SINCE DEC 1      1.47                      2.11  -0.64     1.30
  SINCE JAN 1      0.44                      0.69  -0.25     0.49

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            T             3.8  1973   0.3   -0.3       T
  MONTH TO DATE    6.5                       5.9    0.6      7.5
  SINCE DEC 1      8.4                      14.9   -6.5     21.1
  SINCE JUL 1     14.2                      17.8   -3.6     22.5
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           34                        42     -8       56
  MONTH TO DATE  927                       938    -11     1022
  SINCE DEC 1   1946                      2147   -201     2375
  SINCE JUL 1   3263                      3405   -142     3578

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    15   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (320)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    17   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT SNOW


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    78           200 AM
 LOWEST     63           400 PM
 AVERAGE    71

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   31        59      1909
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   14       -22      1963


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JANUARY 22 2015.......SUNRISE   735 AM CST   SUNSET   518 PM CST
JANUARY 23 2015.......SUNRISE   734 AM CST   SUNSET   519 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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