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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
105 AM CST TUE DEC 16 2014

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 15 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         52    217 PM  59    2002  34     18       20
                                      1939
  MINIMUM         33   1159 PM -18    1901  18     15       12
  AVERAGE         43                        26     17       16

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.25          0.75 1940   0.04   0.21      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.25                      0.77  -0.52     0.21
  SINCE DEC 1      0.25                      0.77  -0.52     0.21
  SINCE JAN 1     41.21                     35.37   5.84    31.40

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           6.2  1987   0.3   -0.3       T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       4.4   -4.4      5.6
  SINCE DEC 1      0.0                       4.4   -4.4      5.6
  SINCE JUL 1      5.8                       7.3   -1.5      7.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       22                        39    -17       49
  MONTH TO DATE  442                       553   -111      667
  SINCE DEC 1    442                       553   -111      667
  SINCE JUL 1   1759                      1811    -52     1870

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        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    31   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (320)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    39   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    11.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           500 PM
 LOWEST     83           900 AM
 AVERAGE    88

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   33        62      1939
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   18       -15      1932


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER 16 2014......SUNRISE   735 AM CST   SUNSET   446 PM CST
DECEMBER 17 2014......SUNRISE   735 AM CST   SUNSET   446 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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