Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
235 AM CDT SAT OCT 18 2014

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 17 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         62    117 PM  86    1950  63     -1       64
  MINIMUM         50   1159 PM  23    1948  43      7       38
  AVERAGE         56                        53      3       51

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          1.87 1963   0.08  -0.08     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    3.56                      1.43   2.13     3.04
  SINCE SEP 1      7.79                      4.48   3.31     5.40
  SINCE JAN 1     40.16                     31.20   8.96    28.95

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           T    1990   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
  YESTERDAY        9                        13     -4       14
  MONTH TO DATE  163                       170     -7      102
  SINCE SEP 1    241                       264    -23      126
  SINCE JUL 1    243                       270    -27      126

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        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    30   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (320)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    38   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (330)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    16.3

SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6

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

RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    68           900 PM
 LOWEST     51          1200 PM
 AVERAGE    60
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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   62        87      1950
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   42        22      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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