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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
526 PM CDT SAT OCT 18 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 18 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         59    312 PM  87    1950  62     -3       51
  MINIMUM         41    657 AM  22    1972  42     -1       39
  AVERAGE         50                        52     -2       45

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          2.01 1892   0.09  -0.09     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    3.56                      1.52   2.04     3.04
  SINCE SEP 1      7.79                      4.57   3.22     5.40
  SINCE JAN 1     40.16                     31.29   8.87    28.95

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           T    1991   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.1   -0.1      0.0
  SINCE SEP 1      0.0                       0.1   -0.1      0.0
  SINCE JUL 1      0.0                       0.1   -0.1      0.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           15                        13      2       20
  MONTH TO DATE  178                       183     -5      122
  SINCE SEP 1    256                       277    -21      146
  SINCE JUL 1    258                       283    -25      146

 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    15   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (340)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    20   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (330)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    86           700 AM
 LOWEST     55           300 PM
 AVERAGE    71

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   62        85      2003
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   42        14      1972


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
OCTOBER 18 2014.......SUNRISE   730 AM CDT   SUNSET   629 PM CDT
OCTOBER 19 2014.......SUNRISE   731 AM CDT   SUNSET   627 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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