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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
530 PM CST WED DEC 10 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 10 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         34    459 PM  66    1890  35     -1       24
  MINIMUM         28    615 AM -19    1919  19      9        2
  AVERAGE         31                        27      4       13

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.63 1970   0.05  -0.05      T
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.53  -0.53     0.20
  SINCE DEC 1      T                         0.53  -0.53     0.20
  SINCE JAN 1     40.96                     35.13   5.83    31.39

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           3.5  1944   0.4   -0.4       T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       2.9   -2.9      5.3
  SINCE DEC 1      0.0                       2.9   -2.9      5.3
  SINCE JUL 1      5.8                       5.8    0.0      6.7
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           34                        38     -4       52
  MONTH TO DATE  342                       360    -18      433
  SINCE DEC 1    342                       360    -18      433
  SINCE JUL 1   1659                      1618     41     1636

 COOLING
  TODAY            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    15   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (160)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    18   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (150)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.1


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    85           700 AM
 LOWEST     69           200 AM
 AVERAGE    77

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   35        64      1965
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   19        -8      1917


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER 10 2014......SUNRISE   730 AM CST   SUNSET   445 PM CST
DECEMBER 11 2014......SUNRISE   731 AM CST   SUNSET   445 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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