Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
530 PM CDT FRI AUG 29 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 29 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         85   1202 PM  99    1984  82      3       96
                                      1983
  MINIMUM         68    411 AM  43    1946  62      6       73
  AVERAGE         77                        72      5       85

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.28          3.16 1993   0.12   0.16     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    9.30                      3.89   5.41     0.98
  SINCE JUN 1     19.16                     13.30   5.86     5.23
  SINCE JAN 1     30.31                     26.48   3.83    23.55

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0          MM      MM   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE JUN 1      0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE JUL 1      0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JUN 1      2                        18    -16       19
  SINCE JUL 1      2                         1      1        0

 COOLING
  TODAY           12                         8      4       20
  MONTH TO DATE  306                       280     26      351
  SINCE JUN 1    815                       850    -35      957
  SINCE JAN 1    946                       926     20     1059
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    17   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (200)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    21   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (190)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    10.3


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    97           700 AM
 LOWEST     61          1100 AM
 AVERAGE    79

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   82       104      2013
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   62        42      1893


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
AUGUST 29 2014........SUNRISE   638 AM CDT   SUNSET   753 PM CDT
AUGUST 30 2014........SUNRISE   639 AM CDT   SUNSET   751 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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