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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
542 PM CST TUE NOV 18 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR NOVEMBER 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         26    208 PM  76    1999  47    -21       48
  MINIMUM          8    208 AM   4    1891  29    -21       31
  AVERAGE         17                        38    -21       40

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             0.72 1983   0.06  -0.06     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.23                      1.42  -1.19     1.16
  SINCE SEP 1      8.24                      7.11   1.13     7.44
  SINCE JAN 1     40.61                     33.83   6.78    30.99

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            T             5.2  1957   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    2.8                       0.8    2.0      0.4
  SINCE SEP 1      2.8                       1.2    1.6      0.4
  SINCE JUL 1      2.8                       1.2    1.6      0.4
  SNOW DEPTH       1

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           48                        27     21       25
  MONTH TO DATE  528                       406    122      383
  SINCE SEP 1    908                       884     24      773
  SINCE JUL 1    910                       890     20      773

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE SEP 1    106                       127    -21      252
  SINCE JAN 1   1075                      1066      9     1353
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    21   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (250)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    25   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (270)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    11.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT SNOW


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    73           800 AM
 LOWEST     54          1200 PM
 AVERAGE    64

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   46        75      1942
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   29         3      1914


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
NOVEMBER 18 2014......SUNRISE   707 AM CST   SUNSET   452 PM CST
NOVEMBER 19 2014......SUNRISE   708 AM CST   SUNSET   451 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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