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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
531 PM CST MON JAN 19 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 19 2015...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2015


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         46    433 PM  57    1914  31     15       53
  MINIMUM         26    650 AM -26    1892  14     12       16
  AVERAGE         36                        22     14       35

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             0.50 1935   0.03  -0.03     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.44                      0.60  -0.16     0.41
  SINCE DEC 1      1.47                      2.02  -0.55     1.22
  SINCE JAN 1      0.44                      0.60  -0.16     0.41

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           4.1  1938   0.2   -0.2      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    6.5                       5.0    1.5      5.6
  SINCE DEC 1      8.4                      14.0   -5.6     19.2
  SINCE JUL 1     14.2                      16.9   -2.7     20.6
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           29                        43    -14       30
  MONTH TO DATE  836                       810     26      869
  SINCE DEC 1   1855                      2019   -164     2222
  SINCE JUL 1   3172                      3277   -105     3425

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    15   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (190)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    17   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (200)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     5.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT RAIN


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    85           200 AM
 LOWEST     58          1200 PM
 AVERAGE    72

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   31        64      1895
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   14       -20      1985
                                             1883


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JANUARY 19 2015.......SUNRISE   737 AM CST   SUNSET   514 PM CST
JANUARY 20 2015.......SUNRISE   736 AM CST   SUNSET   515 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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