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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
140 AM CDT THU SEP 18 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR SEPTEMBER 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         76    348 PM  95    1925  76      0       68
  MINIMUM         54    132 AM  37    1901  55     -1       55
  AVERAGE         65                        65      0       62

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          1.52 1919   0.10  -0.10     0.86
  MONTH TO DATE    3.49                      1.82   1.67     1.07
  SINCE SEP 1      3.49                      1.82   1.67     1.07
  SINCE JAN 1     35.86                     28.54   7.32    24.62

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0          MM      MM   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE SEP 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
  YESTERDAY        0                         3     -3        3
  MONTH TO DATE   68                        28     40        9
  SINCE SEP 1     68                        28     40        9
  SINCE JUL 1     70                        34     36        9

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         3     -3        0
  MONTH TO DATE   58                        85    -27      169
  SINCE SEP 1     58                        85    -27      169
  SINCE JAN 1   1027                      1024      3     1270
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    10   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (160)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    13   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (140)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     4.9


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    84          1100 PM
 LOWEST     50           100 PM
 AVERAGE    67

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   75        94      1895
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   54        36      1916
                                             1901


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
SEPTEMBER 18 2014.....SUNRISE   658 AM CDT   SUNSET   719 PM CDT
SEPTEMBER 19 2014.....SUNRISE   659 AM CDT   SUNSET   717 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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